|Statement||by David L. Cooper.|
|LC Classifications||BT1120 .C6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||165 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||165|
|LC Control Number||62015105|
Yahweh (the Lord God) cares for His people as a shepherd cares for his sheep, and He often accomplishes His shepherding care through appointed under-shepherds. Moses and David are two men whom God raised up to help shepherd His flock (Israel) during Old Covenant times. Their shepherding ministries illustrate how God works through human shepherds. THE SHEPHERD OF ISRAEL SEEKING HIS OWN by David L. Cooper, TH.M., PH.D., LITT.D. Founder and President Biblical Research Society Editor, Biblical Research Monthly Bible Teacher [PDF of text] The Shepherd of Israel Seeking His Own. The best study on Christian leadership I’ve ever read is Timothy Laniak’s book, Shepherds after My Own Heart: Pastoral Traditions and Leadership in the Bible (IVP, ). Where many leadership books derive principles from business or bureaucratic settings, Laniak derives his from the heart of God, as expressed in the Biblical narrative. David: Seeking a Heart Like His - Video Sessions (for individual viewing on your personal computer) by Beth Moore are 11 individual, downloadable sessions from the women's Bible study of David, a man after God's own heart and the shepherd king of Israel. In this study of the “man after God's own heart,” David will delight and disappoint you.
In the vision of Zechariah Chapters , it was shown that Israel’s false Shepherds had led them astray, seeking their own and not the welfare of the Sheep. Then we briefly see the good Shepherd, appointed by God to “the flock of slaughter”, sold for thirty pieces of silver and eventually rejected. Derrial Book (commonly called Shepherd Book and born as Henry Evans) is a fictional character played by Ron Glass in the science-fiction/Western television series Firefly and its sequel movie, is a Shepherd (the literal English translation of the clerical title "Pastor", from the Latin), and provides frequent spiritual advice and perspectives for the crew of d by: Joss Whedon. Through his own journey from being a shepherd in a poor village to becoming the first Israeli Bedouin diplomat, we learn about Israel that people rarely get a look at. This book is a mirror of Israel as a democratic, Jewish state that strives to be just and equal to all its citizens contrary to the hatred spewed at her as an Apartheid state/5(26). Ezekiel predicts that the LORD as Shepherd of Israel will one day gather His people that have been scattered, and will bring them back to their own land of Israel. "As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have.
A real shepherd would leave the flock and go in search of the lost sheep. The hireling would also sleep at the sheep pen, but if danger presented itself, it was far more likely the hireling would flee for his own life and for his own safety than to put it in jeopardy by defending the flock. Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth! But his bow remained firm, And his arms were agile, From the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob (From there is the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel), For He is our God, And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His. Ezekiel Shepherds: True and False. The LORD God, Yahweh, pictures Himself as the Shepherd of His people in the Old Testament. These great Messianic analogies look forward to the faithful and true Shepherd of Israel who will be like His father David. SHEPHERD. shep'-erd (ro`eh, ro`i; poimen, "a feeder"): The sheep owner frequently tends the flocks himself (Genesis ; ; compare Ezekiel ), but more often he delegates the work to his children (Genesis ; 1 Samuel ; ) or relatives (Genesis ).In such cases the sheep have good care because the keepers have a personal interest in the well-being of .