The Sheep of His Pasture
Psalm 100 opens by telling us to rejoice, to sing, to shout, and to be glad; it ends by exhorting us to give thanks to God and to praise Him for His goodness, truth, and mercy.
Sandwiched between these exhortations is our theme verse for this quarter: “Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who has made us, and we are his; we are his people and the sheep of his pasture.”
It is as though this reality—the fact that we are his, that he made us, that we are his people and his sheep—is the reason that we should rejoice and give thanks and be glad.
And I think that, if you live long enough, you find that this is true. Read more
by Jessamyn Rains