Friday, August 14, 2009

Sheep Know the Shepherd's Voice!

Sheep @ Nazareth Village_0721Image by hoyasmeg via Flickr

I just read a great article from Bill Kinnon. Here is and excerpt:

Jesus, when he speaks of himself as the good shepherd in John 10, says the shepherd knows the name of his sheep and they know the shepherd's voice. There is an intimacy that exists between the shepherd and the sheep - they live together. An average shepherd when Jesus spoke these words, was responsible for around 100 sheep. Yes, these shepherds would often combine their flocks with those of other shepherds - yet they still knew their own sheep - they were still responsible for their 100.
Read the rest of the post here.

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