March 11, 1990
One of the most expressive relationships in all of the Bible is the relationship of the Shepherd
and His sheep.
Sheep are: Defenseless
Lost without leadership
Church without the leadership of a Pastor
The reason the Shepherd is so significant is that He can meet the greatest needs of the sheep.
I. THE BIBLICAL UNDERSTANDING OF JEHOVAH-ROHI:
Psalm 23:1 "Jehovah is my Shepherd" (American Revised Standard)
* Means "to feed or lead, to pastor as a shepherd does his flock" (The meeter of
* Means companion or friend which indicates the sharing of life, shelter or food.
(Provider as an intimate friend would provide)
Shepherd is used around 80 times in the Bible and is translated as friend, pastor,
herdsman, shepherd, feeder, companion.
"I shall not want"
As God is being my Shepherd through all of life He is meeting my ...
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