Lost Ones

Text: Luke 19:10 When Jesus met Zaccheus, He said He mission was to seek and save the lost. In Luke 15, He told three parables that related to this mission. The overall point was the same, but He used three different parables to make it. Why? Each one provides unique insight into the condition of […]

Psalm 23 and the Christian

Text: Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is one of the most well-known and well-loved passages in the Bible. Though it was written during the time of the Old Law, there are certainly lessons contained in it that apply to us as Christians. “The Lord is my shepherd” (v. 1) Each one of us, as individuals, must […]

The Shepherd and the Sheep

Text: John 10:27 A shepherd provides guidance, sustenance, and protection for the sheep. No one is able to provide the same care for us as Jesus – the good shepherd (John 10:11) who willingly laid down His life for us (John 10:17-18). It is vitally important that we have Christ as our shepherd. How do […]

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Text: Psalm 23 This is Personal “The Lord is my shepherd” – we each have an individual responsibility to follow & please Him We should guard against being the one sheep who wanders off and is lost (Matthew 18:12-14) We must follow the Lord – not another shepherd, the other sheep, or our own way […]

Peter’s Commission

Text: John 21:15-19 Forget Past Mistakes – Peter made his share of mistakes, but he could not let them hinder his service to Christ in the future Feed the Flock – teach & lead others in the way of Christ Endure Persecution – Peter would eventually suffer death for his faith, he needed to be […]

The Good Shepherd

Text: John 10:11 What Makes Jesus the Good Shepherd? He calls His own sheep by name (John 10:3) He goes ahead of them (John 10:4) He provides an abundant life (John 10:10) He lays down His life for the sheep (John 10:11) No one can take His sheep away (John 10:28 Dangers that We Face […]

The Shepherd and the Sheep

Text: John 10:27 “My sheep hear My voice” “I know them” “They follow Me”