“As for you, My sheep, the sheep of My pasture, you are men, and I am your God,” declares the Lord God.
Know that the Lord Himself is God; It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.
But He led forth His own people like sheep And guided them in the wilderness like a flock;
For the choir director; set to El Shoshannim; Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph. Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!
Like the flock for sacrifices, like the flock at Jerusalem during her appointed feasts, so will the waste cities be filled with flocks of men. Then they will know that I am the Lord.”’”
I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd.
For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand. Today, if you would hear His voice,
Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.
“ Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture!” declares the Lord.
Shepherd Your people with Your scepter, The flock of Your possession Which dwells by itself in the woodland, In the midst of a fruitful field. Let them feed in Bashan and Gilead As in the days of old.
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.
“ I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.
But you do not believe because you are not of My sheep.
Jesus *said to her, “ Supposing Him to be the gardener, she *said to Him, “Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you have laid Him, and I will take Him away.” Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?”
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.
shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;