"Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear
a son, and shall call his name Immanuel." (Isaiah 7:14)
"He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry
them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young." (Isaiah 40:11)
The promises of the Old Testament are followed by the birth of Jesus in the New Testament.
He gave us the New Commandment of Love, and by His life and actions, sets an example
for us to follow in continuing His work.
Jesus said, "I am the Good Shepherd, and I know my sheep, and am known of mine. As the
Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father, and I lay down my life for the sheep." (John
Our Good Shepherd, who gave His life for us, knows us and wants us to have all that He
has provided for us. It is up to us to know Him, love Him, and continue His work of Love
here on earth.
"Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also;
and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father. And whatever you ask
in My name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything
in My name, I will do it." John 14:12-14(NKJ)