Good Shepherd Quotes

Good Shepherd Quotes by W. Phillip Keller, Pope John Paul II, Suetonius, J. I. Packer, Elana Meyers, Tiberius and many others.

It takes some of us a lifetime to learn that Christ, ou

It takes some of us a lifetime to learn that Christ, our Good Shepherd, knows exactly what He is doing with us. He understands us perfectly.
W. Phillip Keller
God has, in fact, thought of us from eternity and has loved us as unique individuals. He has called every one of us by name, as the Good Shepherd ‘calls His sheep by name.’
Pope John Paul II
A good shepherd shears his flock, not flays them.
[Lat., Boni pastoris est tondere pecus non deglubere.]
God has not abandoned us any more than he abandoned Job. He never abandons anyone on whom he has set his love; nor does Christ, the good shepherd, ever lose track of his sheep.
J. I. Packer
I was baptized Episcopalian when I was maybe two years old and we went to an Episcopalian church. When we moved to Georgia, we started going to a Lutheran church and I fell in love with the church there – Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Douglasville, Georgia. I really have a home there.
Elana Meyers
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
To be a good shepherd is to shear the flock, not skin it!
In most, when you go to church, most churches when they have images of the good shepherd, they show Jesus carrying a nice fluffy lamb. Now fluffy little lambs don’t stray from their mommy’s. The sheep that will stray is the most obstreperous, troublesome one.
Desmond Tutu
Is not our Lord as meek and humble in the Blessed Sacrament as He was during His life on earth? Is He not always the Good Shepherd, the Divine Consoler, the Changeless Friend? Happy the soul that knows how to find Jesus in the Holy Eucharist, and in the Eucharist all things!
Peter Julian Eymard
A shepherd may be a very able, trusty, and good shepherd, without a sweetheart-better, perhaps, than with one. But what is he without his dog?
James Hogg
We were looking for a ‘good shepherd,’ and instead we got a German shepherd.
Pope Benedict XVI
The good Shepherd dog knows his master almost better than himself and must wonder indeed at the lack of the reverse.
Max von Stephanitz
In some countries a hunting parson is no uncommon sight. Such a one might make a good shepherd’s dog, but is far from being the Good Shepherd.
Henry David Thoreau
I think Pope Francis is a good shepherd and has great experience in following people in joyful, but also distressing situations and he knows what he is speaking about when he discusses how to accompany families in their lives toward joy and love.
Christoph Schonborn
Trust the Lord. He is the good shepherd. He knows His sheep. And His sheep know His voice.
M. Russell Ballard
I’ve got a good shepherd; you’ve got a sadistic dentist.
Amy-Jill Levine