By All Means!

I am the good shepherd: The good shepherd is the one who lays down His life for his sheep

John 10:11
Acts 4:8-12; Psalms 118:1,8-9,21-23,26,28,29; I John 3:1-12; John 10:11-18

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Fourth Sunday of Easter, B

An eighty-five-year-old man was sitting on a park bench crying. A passerby who noticed the tears running down the man’s cheeks stopped to see if he could be of any help. “I don’t mean to intrude,” he said, “but is there anything I can do to relieve your distress. Is anything wrong at home?” The elderly man replied, between moans, “No, everything is fine there. I have a big beautiful house. I have two new cars and a swimming pool, and I have a thirty-five-year-old wife who is a superb cook, treats me like a king, and loves me madly.” “Then why in heaven’s name are you crying?” asked the passerby. To which the old man replied, “I can’t remember where I live.”

We hear the cry of the Psalmist, “I am wandering like a lost sheep” (Psalm 119:176). And then we rejoice in the assurance that Jesus, our Good Shepherd will show us the way. “I am the gate of the sheepfold. Anyone who…

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