Thus they shall know that I, the Lord their God, am with them, and they, the house of Israel, are My people, says the Lord God. You are My flock, the flock of My pasture; you are men, and I am your God, says the Lord God. Ezekiel 34:30-31 NKJV
God chose the nation of Israel to live in a special covenant relationship with Him. He delivered Israel from the consequences of rebellion and disobedience. He delivered them from people and nations who opposed and oppressed them.
God refers to Himself as the Shepherd of His people. The shepherd protects His sheep. The Shepherd cares for His people when they are in danger, injured or sick.
A shepherd knows the needs of His sheep better than the sheep do. The shepherd knows the dangers that lurk just beyond the horizon. The shepherd leads His sheep in the way they should go.
Today all people who call on the name of Jesus are the people of God. He is the great Shepherd of all people who live by faith in the Risen Lord.
God chose us to live in a special relationship with Him today. He knows our needs better than we do. He knows the dangers that lurk just beyond our sight. The Great Shepherd will lead us and guide us in the way we should go today!
Jesus does not see us as a burden. Our problems and needs do not overwhelm Jesus. He chooses to love us. He chooses to be our Great Shepherd.
The Lord is speaking to you today. He is saying; I am the Lord your God! “You are My Flock, the flock of My pasture! You are men, I am your God!”
I love you! I will be with as you live your life for My glory! I will be with you as you serve the people of My flock! I will deliver you from people who oppose and oppress you!
Jesus has chosen to love and protect you. Will you choose to love and serve Jesus?
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