The people of the LORD God are prone to going astray. In those times, they need a godly shepherd to bring them back.
Numbers 27:17. who may go out before them, and who may come in before them, and who may lead them out, and who may bring them in, that the congregation of the LORD may not be as sheep which have no shepherd.”
Matthew 9:36. But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion for them, because they were harassed and scattered, like sheep without a shepherd.
1 Peter 2:25. For you were going astray like sheep; but now you have returned to the Shepherd and Overseer of your souls.
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