Yeshua is Yehovah

The Shepherd



There was only one Yehovah-Raah “Yehovah the Shepherd” in the Old Testament, and Jesus is “The Shepherd” in the New Testament. Shepherds have one task – taking care of and feeding the lambs and the sheep! In John 21:15-17, Jesus requests Peter three times to look after His sheep.

There is a sense of responsibility for Apostles to “feed and take care of the lambs and the sheep” - and this responsibility can be delegated to church elders and deacons. The ratio is not identified but it must be realistic to allow for feeding and caring – a responsibility that should not be taken lightly or overlooked.

The shepherd and sheep analogy does not stop there – it includes the sheep pen which has a gate and a fence. John 10:9 says that Jesus is “The Gate” – there are no other gates into the pen! Apostles, elders and deacons are also tasked with the upkeep of the fence – if one sheep gets lost, Matt 18:10-14 advises what to do!



IAM The Name

The Shepherd

 

  • The Mighty One is the Shepherd of Israel


    But his bow remained steady, his strong arms stayed supple, because of the hand of the Mighty One of Jacob, because of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel ...
  • Yehovah is my Shepherd, I shall not be in want


    Yehovah is my Shepherd, I shall not be in want
  • Yeshua fulfils prophetic word: Shepherd of my people Israel


    "But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will be the Shepherd of my people Israel"
  • Yeshua will be struck and the sheep will scatter


    The Yeshua told them, "This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written: "I will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered."
  • I am the Good Shepherd


    I am the good Shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me - just as the Father knows me and I know the father - and I lay down my life for the sheep.
  • Yeshua is the good Shepherd


    I am the good Shepherd. The good Shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
  • Yeshua, that great Shepherd of the sheep


    May the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Yeshua, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with every good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
  • Yeshua - the Chief Shepherd


    And when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that will never fade away.
  • Yeshua the Lamb will be their Shepherd


    For the Lamb at the centre of the throne will be their Shepherd; he will lead them to springs of living water.