A Little Town

But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.  Micah 5:2 Hundreds of years before Jesus came to earth, the Old Testament prophet namedContinue reading “A Little Town”

The Last Lamb

The Last Lamb And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.  And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.  Luke 2:8-9 When it came time for theContinue reading “The Last Lamb”

The Sheep of Bethlehem

The Sheep of Bethlehem He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds: From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.  Psalm 78:70-71 As the family inheritance was passed down from Boaz to Obed, Jesse and eventually David, we find BethlehemContinue reading “The Sheep of Bethlehem”

Encourage Your Pastor

Encourage Your Pastor Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.  1 Timothy 5:17 Bishop, Elder, Pastor.  Which one is the leader of your church?  How about all three?  Recently, as Dr Jeff Amsbaugh was preaching to our regional pastor fellowship inContinue reading “Encourage Your Pastor”

Tending to the Flock

Tending to the Flock And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the LORD.  Jeremiah 23:4 Several years ago as my bus was quickly traveling down a mountain road in Israel, I noticed just a fewContinue reading “Tending to the Flock”