Good Shepherd

Standard

In thinking of Christ as the Good Shepherd, how does this title describe an  Easter Christ in particular? Shepherds gather their flock; is it difficult to see that flock as Jesus makes his triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday?Was His last supper the  feeding of that flock? Where did he protect his flock? Was not The Passion is our protection? And when did he rescue us? He journeyed into the tomb to rescue us from death and darkness and bring us back into light and life. Thats what a shepherd does; gather their flock, bring them to food that sustains them, protects them from evil, and rescues them from peril.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s