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  • I saw a young sister, just before this service; and I said to her, "When did you find the Lord?" She replied, "It was when I was very ill." Yes, it is often so; God makes us ill in body that we may have time to think of Him, and turn to Him....What would become of some people if they were always in good health, or if they were always prospering? But tribulation is the black dog that goes after the stray sheep, and barks them back to the Good Shepherd. I thank God that there are such things as the visitations of correction and of holy discipline, to preserve our spirit, and bring us to Christ.

    Dog   Thinking   Sheep  
  • God has, in fact, thought of us from eternity and has loved us as unique individuals. He has called every one of us by name, as the Good Shepherd 'calls His sheep by name.'

    Unique   Sheep   Names  
  • I've got a good shepherd; you've got a sadistic dentist.

  • A good shepherd shears his flock, not flays them. [Lat., Boni pastoris est tondere pecus non deglubere.]

  • I was baptized Episcopalian when I was maybe two years old and we went to an Episcopalian church. When we moved to Georgia, we started going to a Lutheran church and I fell in love with the church there - Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Douglasville, Georgia. I really have a home there.

  • It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.

    Sheep   Skins   Shepherds  
  • The Lord called Himself and is the 'good Shepherd' (Jn. 10:11). If you believe in His guidance, then you will understand by your heart that as a zealous shepherd when feeding his flock does not allow the sheep to disperse, but gathers them together, so also the Lord pastures our souls, not allowing them to wander in falsehood and sins, but gathering them on the path of virtue, and not allowing the mental wolf to steal and scatter them.

  • To be a good shepherd is to shear the flock, not skin it!

  • Trust the Lord. He is the good shepherd. He knows His sheep. And His sheep know His voice.

    Sheep   Voice   Shepherds  
  • It takes some of us a lifetime to learn that Christ, our Good Shepherd, knows exactly what He is doing with us. He understands us perfectly.

  • God has not abandoned us any more than he abandoned Job. He never abandons anyone on whom he has set his love; nor does Christ, the good shepherd, ever lose track of his sheep.

    Jobs   Sheep   Track  
    J. I. Packer, Carolyn Nystrom (2009). “Knowing God Devotional Journal: A One-Year Guide”, p.95, InterVarsity Press
  • I think Pope Francis is a good shepherd and has great experience in following people in joyful, but also distressing situations and he knows what he is speaking about when he discusses how to accompany families in their lives toward joy and love.

    Thinking   People   Joy  
    "INTERVIEW: Cardinal Schönborn on ‘Amoris Laetitia’: Pope Francis Knows What He Is Talking About". April 12, 2016.
  • Is not our Lord as meek and humble in the Blessed Sacrament as He was during His life on earth? Is He not always the Good Shepherd, the Divine Consoler, the Changeless Friend? Happy the soul that knows how to find Jesus in the Holy Eucharist, and in the Eucharist all things!

    Jesus   Blessed   Humble  
  • We were looking for a 'good shepherd,' and instead we got a German shepherd.

  • In most, when you go to church, most churches when they have images of the good shepherd, they show Jesus carrying a nice fluffy lamb. Now fluffy little lambs don't stray from their mommy's. The sheep that will stray is the most obstreperous, troublesome one.

    Jesus   Nice   Sheep  
  • A shepherd may be a very able, trusty, and good shepherd, without a sweetheart-better, perhaps, than with one. But what is he without his dog?

    James Hogg, Douglas S. Mack (1995). “The shepherd's calendar”, Edinburgh Univ Pr
  • The good Shepherd dog knows his master almost better than himself and must wonder indeed at the lack of the reverse.

    Dog   Shepherds   Wonder  
  • In some countries a hunting parson is no uncommon sight. Such a one might make a good shepherd's dog, but is far from being the Good Shepherd.

    Country   Dog   Hunting  
    Henry David Thoreau (2009). “Walden”, p.138, Cosimo, Inc.
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