This brought to mind the sheep that we raised during my youth. There was always a leader in the herd of sheep. Sheep are not very smart animals and without defense-totally dependent and trusting. When we took them to different pasture, you could walk in front and they would follow- with their eyes on you--never faltering or distracted-they followed where you led. The sheep following the shepherd.
The word picture of the shepherd and the sheep is God's use of a beautiful analogy in the scripture. He is totally trustworthy--we can have faith in Him--HE IS OUR RIGHTEOUS DEFENDER AND PROVIDER and we are totally dependent upon Him. The secret to following our Shepherd---just like the sheep and the steers--keeping your eyes upon our Leader and not being distracted by the world around ---walking in complete faith and with the hope and assurance of greener pastures--somewhere down the path --Where He leads-I will follow.
"I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me."
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