Psalm 23:1: The Lord is My Shepherd

Most of us understand little about the ways of shepherding and sheep.  The few places where sheep wander in the fields are like an alien world to the rest of us.  Included in this life are rugged men, who provide for flocks atop the hills and mountains of the American West, hailing from shepherds in […]

Ezekiel 34: Jesus Feeds You

In our Old-Testament reading, we find God’s people in a time of duress.  They were a defeated nation, in exile.  But what made it worse was that Israel’s leaders, their shepherds, had failed in their callings.  They weren’t faithful.  They cared more about themselves than the flock that God had charged them to serve and […]