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Our Shepherd – Sermon Summary   Leave a comment

Psalm 23.

While they were not generally accepted or trusted as citizens at the time, biblically we find that shepherds were an excellent example of care and concern for their flock.  They protected their sheep from the wild beasts of their day and provide the best pastureland available.  Prior to entering new pastures they would do what they called “set the table”, where they would go ahead of the flock and get rid of poisonous weeds and thorns as well as snakes, scorpion nests or any other “enemies” the sheep could encounter. Read the rest of this entry »