In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Ghost.
If we were to make a list of strong animals that list probably wouldn’t include a sheep. We think about lions, bears, eagles, sharks—school mascot namesakes—but not sheep. Contrary to what we’d like to think of ourselves, God never calls us any of those animals. He calls us sheep. Hardly a funeral goes by where we don’t hear those beautiful Words, “The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want.” Isaiah reminds us that “we all like sheep have gone astray.” Ezekiel comforts us with the Lord’s promise, “I Myself will search for My sheep and seek them out.” And Jesus Himself reveals Himself as “the Good Shepherd” who “lays down His life for the sheep.”
Sermons from Mount Olive
Mount Olive follows the historic one-year lectionary (series of readings).