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8 Bible Verses about Christ, The Shepherd

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Genesis 49:24

Yet his bow remained steady,
and his strong arms were made agile
by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob,
by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

Ezekiel 34:23

I will appoint over them a single shepherd, My servant David, and he will shepherd them. He will tend them himself and will be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 37:24

My servant David will be king over them, and there will be one shepherd for all of them. They will follow My ordinances, and keep My statutes and obey them.

Micah 5:4

He will stand and shepherd them
in the strength of Yahweh,
in the majestic name of Yahweh His God.
They will live securely,
for then His greatness will extend
to the ends of the earth.

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Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He protects and preserves

Jeremiah 31:10

Nations, hear the word of the Lord,
and tell it among the far off coastlands!
Say: The One who scattered Israel will gather him.
He will watch over him as a shepherd guards his flock,

Ezekiel 34:10

“This is what the Lord God says: Look, I am against the shepherds. I will demand My flock from them and prevent them from shepherding the flock. The shepherds will no longer feed themselves, for I will rescue My flock from their mouths so that they will not be food for them.

Zechariah 9:16

The Lord their God will save them on that day
as the flock of His people;
for they are like jewels in a crown,
sparkling over His land.

Christ, the shepherd » Foretold

Genesis 49:24

Yet his bow remained steady,
and his strong arms were made agile
by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob,
by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

Ezekiel 34:23

I will appoint over them a single shepherd, My servant David, and he will shepherd them. He will tend them himself and will be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 37:24

My servant David will be king over them, and there will be one shepherd for all of them. They will follow My ordinances, and keep My statutes and obey them.

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He laid down his life for

Zechariah 13:7

Sword, awake against My shepherd,
against the man who is My associate—
this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.
Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered;
I will also turn My hand against the little ones.

Matthew 26:31

Then Jesus said to them, “Tonight all of you will run away because of Me, for it is written:I will strike the shepherd,
and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He gathers

Christ, the shepherd » The great

Micah 5:4

He will stand and shepherd them
in the strength of Yahweh,
in the majestic name of Yahweh His God.
They will live securely,
for then His greatness will extend
to the ends of the earth.

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He guides

John 10:3-4

The doorkeeper opens it for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought all his own outside, he goes ahead of them. The sheep follow him because they recognize his voice.

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He knows

Christ, the shepherd » The good

Christ, the shepherd » Typified » David

1 Samuel 16:11

Samuel asked him, “Are these all the sons you have?”“There is still the youngest,” he answered, “but right now he’s tending the sheep.” Samuel told Jesse, “Send for him. We won’t sit down to eat until he gets here.”

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He cherishes tenderly

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He feeds

Psalm 23:1-2

The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack. He lets me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

Christ, the shepherd » The chief

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He gives eternal life to

Christ, the shepherd » His sheep » He calls

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