May 31, 2019

One Lost Lamb

“Then Jesus told them this parable: ‘Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until he finds it? And when he finds it, he joyfully puts it on his shoulders and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.’ I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” – Luke 15:3-7 What do you picture when you think of a Shepherd? In Jesus’ day, those called to tend the sheep were usually teenage boys around the age of 14 or 15. Being made responsible for the flocks was kind of like a rite of passage

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