Lessons From A Sheep


There are numerous references to sheep in the Bible. Specifically us being His sheep. Why do you suppose that is? Simple. Because we have some of the same characteristics as sheep. It’s quite sobering when you look at how similar we are to one of God’s dumbest creatures! No offense but we need to glean some lessons from the sheep in order to enable us to better understand our Great Shepherd and live life a little smarter.

A couple of sheep standing next to each other.

A Tale of Two Sheep

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A black sheep peeking over the top of a wooden fence.

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

As I contemplated which sheep lesson to write about, the familiar tune “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep†kept replaying in my ...
A herd of sheep standing in the grass.

Mutton Matters

While reading my Bible during a recent quiet time, I came across the story in Matthew about the sheep being ...
A cross is shown in the middle of a room.

The Dark Side of Easter

Palm Sunday (the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem) kicked off Holy Week that includes Maundy Thursday (Last Supper) and ...
A lamb standing in the grass looking at the camera.

The Blood Of The Lamb

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A sheep is laying down on the ground.


Rejection is hard, not to mention hurtful. As a writer I’ve experienced my share of rejections from publishers, magazines, newspapers, ...