27 Bible Verses about

Shepherds, As Church Leader

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Mark 3:14

And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach,

John 21:15

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."

Mark 6:34

When Jesus went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and He felt compassion for them because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and He began to teach them many things.

John 21:17

He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You " Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.

1 Corinthians 3:2

I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able,

Hebrews 5:12-14

For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have need again for someone to teach you the elementary principles of the oracles of God, and you have come to need milk and not solid food.

John 21:16

He said to him again a second time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." He said to him, "Shepherd My sheep."

1 Timothy 3:1-2

It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.

2 Timothy 1:17

but when he was in Rome, he eagerly searched for me and found me--

Acts 20:29

"I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock;

John 10:1

"Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and a robber.

Acts 12:1-4

Now about that time Herod the king laid hands on some who belonged to the church in order to mistreat them.

Acts 21:13

Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."

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