(corresponds to workbook lesson: Week 9, days 3 and 4)
Sheep…. need a shepherd. People… need a leader. According to Ezekiel 34, God delegated authority to certain men to lead the nation of Israel as shepherds lead flocks of sheep. Sadly, those men were abusive leaders who led the people astray and into idolatry.
But there is very good news that follows the indictment on these terrible shepherds. God HIMSELF will seek out His lost sheep and will provide one shepherd for them who will care for them rightly!
Here’s the handout: The Lord – Our Good Shepherd