The Good Shepherd


A Great Love is yearning to guide you.

(Listen to my song “I Will Give You Rest” by clicking HERE)


Matthew 9:36-38

At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with compassion for them because they were troubled and abandoned, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.”


We all experience times when we feel “troubled and abandoned.”

Isn’t it comforting to hear that Jesus’ heart was “moved with compassion” for such people? He didn’t look down at them in disdain.

Jesus mirrors the face of a loving God. This is Good News!

Our Creator would like to guide us with the same care and love that a shepherd has for his sheep.

Many times we find such help from others who have responded to Love’s call.

Don’t hesitate to ask for help. It gives someone else the opportunity to be Jesus to you.

Who are those near you who are feeling troubled and abandoned? Perhaps it is you who could reach out to them with a comforting word, a smile or some encouragement?

Your Inner Voice will lead you…if you listen.


Listen to the song of the day “I Will Give You Rest” by clicking HERE.

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Remember…God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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