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Cross-In-Green-Pastures

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters.

He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.”

Amen.

~ Psalm 23

Bernhard Plockhorst, The Good Shepherd

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.

~ John 10:11

Charles Bosseron Chambers, Jesus and the Lost Sheep2

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand.

~ John 10:28


Note: Today’s paintings are: Bernhard Plockhorst‘s “The Good Shepherd”, 19th century; and Charles Bosseron Chambers’s, “Jesus and the Lost Sheep”. I searched and searched for a better quality version of the latter, but this was the best I could find. The painting is so beautiful that I decided to include it anyway.

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