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Sheep on Track

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The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He restores my soul, He guides me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.” (Psalm 23:1, 3, NASB)
Imagine seeing sheep who knew where they were going! By nature sheep wander all over the place looking for the greener grass. They are too busy eating to notice where they are going – they just see their immediate needs and have no long range purpose. They can only find and stay on the correct path and on track if they follow their shepherd.
Verse one of Psalm 23 reminds us that all who trust by faith in God through Jesus have the awesome blessing of having God Himself as our shepherd. The word “paths is actually the word “tracks”. A train on a fixed track reaches a destination and fulfills its intended purpose only because it literally stays on the correct track.
In our present culture, there are many false shepherds and destructive beliefs clamoring for our attention. Many people now ignore or reject the Bible’s teaching on life, tru…