May 12, 2020
Today’s devotion is based on Luke 12:32, “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.”
This isn’t the first time God’s children are pictured as sheep. This is not by accident. There is something to learn here. Jesus called himself the Good Shepherd. If we are the sheep, that means he is directly responsible for our wellbeing. That is good news for us.
Living like a lamb doesn’t mean that there won’t be trouble, nor does it mean that we are oblivious to the dangers around us. Living like a lamb means submitting to Jesus, our Shepherd. And you can bet he stands ready to move on our behalf. We just need to let him
Please pray with me the prayer for today: Heavenly Father, creator, and sustainer of all things, seen and unseen, thank you for sending your Son, Jesus to be our Shepherd. May I live each day in the guidance of his mighty arms. In Jesus’ name, Amen.