Bible Summary. The Lord’s sheep who under the protection of their shepherd are powerful and can take on any challenge in this world. Be a good sheep of God, our shepherd. Those who act as young lions will go their own way and will go hungry. God desires for all of us to rely on Him, but it is our choice. See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures on relying on God and not lacking.
We Shall Not Lack”
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Good Sheep Rely On God. Baah!
A sheep with the Lord as it’s shepherd is powerful and can take on any challenge of this world. Be a good sheep with a good shepherd. Baah! Baah! Psalm 23:1 tell us that the Lord is our shepherd, we shall not want.
Psalm 23:1, “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.”
Do Not Rely On God And Go Hungry Like The Young Lions.
A good sheep can rely on his shepherd for protection and to fulfill his every need. Young lions going their own way go hungry. Psalm 34:10 advises us that young lions lack versus those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.
Psalm 34:10, “The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.”
Do Not Rely On Yourself, Rely On God.
God desires for all of us to rely on Him, but it is our choice. The prodigal son had a choice to serve his father or squander his inheritance. He chose for a while to squander his inheritance. Once his money ran out and he was hungry, He started to value his relationship with his father. Luke 1:17 tells how the prodigal son came to the conclusion that his father’s servant were not going hungry, but he was in his disobedience.
Luke 15:17, “And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father’s have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!”