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  • John 10:10-16
    The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep. But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them. The hireling flees because he is a hireling and does not care about the sheep. I am the good shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by My own. As the Father knows Me, even so I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep. And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and one shepherd.
     
  • 1 Peter 2:25
    For you were like sheep going astray, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
     
  • John 10:26-29
    But you do not believe, because you are not of My sheep, as I said to you. My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch them out of My Father's hand.
     
  • Psalm 23:1-2
    The LORD is my shepherd;
    I shall not want.
    He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
    He leads me beside the still waters.

     
  • Hebrews 13:20-21
    Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.
     
  • Matthew 26:31
    Then Jesus said to them, "All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written:
    'I will strike the Shepherd,
    And the sheep of the flock will be scattered.'
     
  • John 10:2-3
    But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
     
  • John 10:8
    All who ever came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
     
  • Genesis 49:24
    But his bow remained in strength,
    And the arms of his hands were made strong
    By the hands of the Mighty God of Jacob
    (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel),
     
  • Psalm 80:1
    To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Lilies.” A Testimony of Asaph. A Psalm. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel,
    You who lead Joseph like a flock;
    You who dwell between the cherubim, shine forth!

     
  • Psalm 95:7
    For He is our God,
    And we are the people of His pasture,
    And the sheep of His hand. Today, if you will hear His voice:

     
  • Jeremiah 31:10
    ' Hear the word of the LORD, O nations,
    And declare it in the isles afar off, and say,
    ' He who scattered Israel will gather him,
    And keep him as a shepherd does his flock.'

     
  • Ezekiel 34:11-16
    ‘For thus says the Lord GOD: “Indeed I Myself will search for My sheep and seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock on the day he is among his scattered sheep, so will I seek out My sheep and deliver them from all the places where they were scattered on a cloudy and dark day. And I will bring them out from the peoples and gather them from the countries, and will bring them to their own land; I will feed them on the mountains of Israel, in the valleys and in all the inhabited places of the country. I will feed them in good pasture, and their fold shall be on the high mountains of Israel. There they shall lie down in a good fold and feed in rich pasture on the mountains of Israel. I will feed My flock, and I will make them lie down,” says the Lord GOD. “I will seek what was lost and bring back what was driven away, bind up the broken and strengthen what was sick; but I will destroy the fat and the strong, and feed them in judgment.”
     
  • Micah 5:4
    And He shall stand and feed His flock
    In the strength of the LORD,
    In the majesty of the name of the LORD His God;
    And they shall abide,
    For now He shall be great
    To the ends of the earth;

     
  • Micah 7:14
    Shepherd Your people with Your staff,
    The flock of Your heritage,
    Who dwell solitarily in a woodland,
    In the midst of Carmel;
    Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead,
    As in days of old.

     
  • Zechariah 10:3
    “ My anger is kindled against the shepherds,
    And I will punish the goatherds.
    For the LORD of hosts will visit His flock,
    The house of Judah,
    And will make them as His royal horse in the battle.

     
  • Zechariah 13:7
    “ Awake, O sword, against My Shepherd,
    Against the Man who is My Companion,”
    Says the LORD of hosts.
    “ Strike the Shepherd,
    And the sheep will be scattered;
    Then I will turn My hand against the little ones.

     
  • Matthew 2:6
    ‘ But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
    Are not the least among the rulers of Judah;
    For out of you shall come a Ruler
    Who will shepherd My people Israel.’
     
  • Matthew 18:12-14
    “What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the mountains to seek the one that is straying? And if he should find it, assuredly, I say to you, he rejoices more over that sheep than over the ninety-nine that did not go astray. Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish.
     
  • Mark 14:27
    Then Jesus said to them, “All of you will be made to stumble because of Me this night, for it is written:
    ‘ I will strike the Shepherd,
    And the sheep will be scattered.’
     
  • Luke 12:32
    “Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
     
  • Luke 15:4-7
    "What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he loses one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go after the one which is lost until he finds it? And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and neighbors, saying to them, 'Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!' I say to you that likewise there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance.
     
  • 1 Peter 5:2
    Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly;
     
  • 1 Peter 5:4
    and when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that does not fade away.
     
  • Revelation 7:17
    for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.'
     
  • Numbers 27:17
    who may go out before them and go in before them, who may lead them out and bring them in, that the congregation of the LORD may not be like sheep which have no shepherd."
     
  • Psalm 23:4
    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
    I will fear no evil;
    For You are with me;
    Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
     
  • Psalm 23:6
    Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
    All the days of my life;
    And I will dwell in the house of the LORD
    Forever.
     
  • Psalm 119:176
    I have gone astray like a lost sheep;
    Seek Your servant,
    For I do not forget Your commandments.
     
  • Psalm 121:4
    Behold, He who keeps Israel
    Shall neither slumber nor sleep.
     
  • Isaiah 40:11
    He will feed His flock like a shepherd;
    He will gather the lambs with His arm,
    And carry them in His bosom,
    And gently lead those who are with young.

     
  • Ezekiel 34:5-8
    So they were scattered because there was no shepherd; and they became food for all the beasts of the field when they were scattered. My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and on every high hill; yes, My flock was scattered over the whole face of the earth, and no one was seeking or searching for them.” ‘Therefore, you shepherds, hear the word of the LORD: “As I live,” says the Lord GOD, “surely because My flock became a prey, and My flock became food for every beast of the field, because there was no shepherd, nor did My shepherds search for My flock, but the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed My flock”—
     
  • Matthew 9:36
    But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.
     
  • John 10:5-6
    Yet they will by no means follow a stranger, but will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.” Jesus used this illustration, but they did not understand the things which He spoke to them.
     
  • 1 John 3:16
    By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
     
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