Sheep Unit

Sheep Unit: He Leadeth Me in the Paths of Righteousness for His Name’s Sake

  Good shepherds lead their sheep to good places. They are careful about which paths they lead their sheep down – for the paths could lead to anything from green pastures and still, pure water, to serpents nests and wolf dens. It is imperative that the shepherd knows what path he is leading his sheep...
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Sheep Unit: Dairy Sheep Farm

Some people meet potential dates online. I meet sheep farmers. 😂 Through a homeschooling group on Facebook, I was able to connect with a woman that owns a sheep farm and she invited us to come see her farm and have some awesome and unique experiences. When we first got there, we got to try...
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Sheep Unit: He Restoreth My Soul

This entire book is fascinating and I thought this chapter was particularly interesting. I wish I could type up the whole thing. You’ll just have to go read it for yourself though. “Only those intimately acquainted with sheep and their habits understand the significance of a “cast” sheep or a “cast down” sheep. This is...
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Sheep Unit: He Leadeth Me Beside Still Waters

“Generally speaking, water for the sheep came from three main sources: dew on the grass, deep wells, or springs and streams. Most people are not aware that sheep can go for months on end, especially if the weather is not too hot, without actually drinking, if there is heavy dew on the grass each morning....
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Sheep Unit: …In Green Pastures

“It is not generally recognized that many of the great sheep countries of the world are dry, semi-arid areas. Most breeds of sheep flourish best in this sort of terrain. They are susceptible to fewer hazards of health or parasites where the climate is dry. But in those same regions it is neither natural nor...
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Sheep Unit: He Maketh Me to Lie Down…

“The strange thing about sheep is that because of their very makeup it is almost impossible for them to be made to lie down unless four requirements are met. Owing to their timidity they refuse to lie down unless they are free of all fear. Because of the social behavior within a flock, sheep will...
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Sheep Unit: Visiting a Sheep Farm

Remember back in January when we met up with a new friend from the internet named LaVar and he was super nice and let us try out his Swedish sled – “sparkstöttning”? Well, during our conversation with LaVar, while we were sledding that afternoon, we got started talking about sheep and wool and such and...
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Sheep Unit: I Shall Not Want

“The Lord is my Shepherd. I shall not want or lack… …rest — for He maketh me to lie down. …refreshment — for He leadeth me beside the still waters. …restoration — for He restoreth my soul. …guidance — for He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness. …confidence — for I will fear no...
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Sheep Unit: The Lord is my Shepherd

Jesus Christ is our Good Shepherd. Or I guess I should say that He WANTS to be our Good Shepherd, but he won’t force us to follow Him. He wants to lead us. He is deeply concerned about us. He is the best one to take care of us and understand us because He created...
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