Category Archives: Shepherd

Abounding in JOY!

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, are you spiritually exhausted, worn, and weary like I am? Guess what, the enemy is laughing at us… “The devil is at church as often as you are. And he stands outside your closet … Continue reading

Posted in Acts, Apostles, David, Disciples, Fear, February 2017, Fruit, Galatians, God, Heart, Holy Spirit, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Lies, Life, Love, Peace, Psalms, Refreshment, Rest, Satan, Shepherd, The Father, The Son, The Spirit, The Truth, The Way, William Gurnall, Worry | 1 Comment

My Shepherd Restores My Soul

A Psalm of David. “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Contentment, Creation, David, Faith, Family, God, Healing, Heart, Heaven, Hope, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Love, May 2016, Men, Mind, Others, Peace, Praises, Psalms, Refreshment, Rest, Salvation, Shepherd, Singing, The Father, The Son | Leave a comment

Consider It In Your Heart

The book of Deuteronomy is a spoken journal of sorts, a summary of events and a review of the commands that God had given to the children of Israel. Moses knew he was not going to cross over the Jordan … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Angels, Blessings, Children, Commandments, December 2014, Deuteronomy, Exodus, Faith, Forgiveness, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Grace, Heaven, History, Israel, Jesus, Joy, Love, Luke, Men, Mercy, Moses, Numbers, Obedience, Salvation, Shepherd, The Father, The Nature of God | Leave a comment

He Restores My Soul

I sat in the garden, attempting to enjoy a blissful moment of peace in the relative cool of mid-morning. But even in a garden, thoughts wander – little niggling fears, doubts, suspicions, convictions steal into the solitude and beauty. In … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, 2 Corinthians, Condemnation, Creation, David, Faith, Faithfulness, Family, Fear, Forgiveness, Friends, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, Healing, Heart, Hebrews, History, Hope, James, Jesus, John, Joy, July 2014, Lies, Life, Love, Matthew, Mercy, Mind, Nature, Others, Peace, Philippians, Psalms, Redeemer, Shepherd, Submission, The Future, The Nature of God, Titus, Worry | Leave a comment

To Restore or Destroy?

Have you seen the “pet-shaming” photos? They are rather clever and funny: a sullen cat with a sign next to her stating that she dropped a half-eaten mouse on her person’s pillow, an apologetic dog with a sign tied around … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Thessalonians, Children, Consequences, Discipline, Family, Forgiveness, Galatians, God, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, Jeremiah, Jesus, John, Love, Love one another, Lovingkindness, May 2014, Men, Mercy, Obedience, Others, Repentance, Satan, Shepherd | Leave a comment

Shackled By the Past?

” ‘Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.’ ” ~ Acts 23:1b These words were spoken by Paul, as he began his testimony before the chief priests and Jewish council. Paul, formerly … Continue reading

Posted in 2 Corinthians, Acts, Church, Faith, Fellowship, Forgiveness, Galatians, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Word, Grace, Heart, Hebrews, History, Holy Spirit, Hope, Jesus, Jews, Joy, Life, Love, March 2014, Men, Mind, Obedience, Others, Paul, Peace, Philippians, Prayer, Repentance, Salvation, Satan, Saul, Shepherd, Sin Nature, The Gospel, The Past | Leave a comment

Loving the World, Hating the Dark

Oh dear one, how I hurt for you! The chains that bind you must be so heavy. I know Someone who would gladly break those chains, if you’d only let Him. Lay down your burdens. The pain, heartache, disappointment, despair. … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Faith, Forgiveness, Friends, God, Grace, Healing, Heart, Hope, January 2014, Jesus, John, Joy, Life, Love, Mark, Men, Mercy, Others, Peace, Proverbs, Psalms, Romans, Salvation, Shepherd, Sin Nature, The Truth, The Way | Leave a comment