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    Thursday, 22 June 2017

    Joseph Prince Daily Devotional, June 23, 2017- Jesus Goes Before You

    Joseph Prince


    Topic: Jesus Goes Before You


    Jun 23, 2017

    John 10:4
    And when he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them;
    and the sheep follow him...
    Joseph Prince

    Have you ever seen a farmer trying to drive a bunch of geese from one location to another? He goes behind the geese, doesn’t he? Compare this to a shepherd who leads his sheep. He goes before them and the sheep simply follow him.

    Jesus is our shepherd and we are His sheep. He does not drive us, but He leads us. Legalistic people drive others. Jesus leads. He goes in front of us. He is not like the sergeant who says, “Men, cross this river. I’ll cover you from behind,” because he suspects that the river is infested with crocodiles. Jesus is not that kind of leader. He goes in front of us.


    Joseph Prince


    In the Old Testament, Jesus led the children of Israel out of bondage in Egypt. Do you know how Jesus appeared back then? He appeared in a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night. Where was that pillar? It was in front of them. In fact, the pillar of cloud shaded them from the hot desert sun so that they were kept cool during the day. At night, when the desert got very cold, Jesus, the pillar of fire, gave them light as well as warmth. Whether He was the pillar of cloud or fire, He went in front of them.
    [ Joseph Prince ]


    As long as they followed Him, the Israelites did not have to worry about anything. Jesus took care of all their needs. He gave them water when they were thirsty, and bread and meat when they were hungry. Their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell. They were kept in good health throughout the 40 years of their wandering in the wilderness.

    My friend, Jesus your shepherd wants you to just follow Him. As long as you allow Him to lead you, all your needs will be taken care of. He is your provision, healer, counselor, wisdom, righteousness, sanctification… He is everything you need Him to be![ Joseph Prince ]

    Thought For The Day
    All your needs will be taken care of when you follow Jesus your shepherd.

    Joseph Prince Daily Devotional



    About Joseph Prince
    "My ministry is all about exalting the person of Jesus and giving Him the central place in the Church by focusing people on His finished work at Calvary.” —Joseph PrinceJoseph Prince (born 15 May 1963) is the senior pastor of New Creation Church in Singapore. He was one of the church's founders in 1983. 
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    1 comment:

    1. I choose to follow you Jesus... As I hope to get a better job in this month, thank you Jesus cause it is done.... Thanks pastor Joseph for the inspiration...

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