Enjoying Christ in the Church Life Garden and being Increased with Men like a Flock

As we see in Ezekiel, the Lord is recovering His people inwardly by life, and the result is that any desolate places will become like the garden of Eden, and the Lord increases His people with men like a flock. However, there are two aspects to the Lord’s recovery, as seen in Ezekiel: one is […]

The Lord Gives us a New Heart to Love Him, a Soft and Pure Heart that Loves Him

According to Ezek. 36:26, for the inward recovery of His people God gives them a new heart and a new spirit; in His organic salvation God revives us, renews our heart, and gives us a heart to love Him, and He gives us a new spirit to receive and contact Him. On the negative side, as […]

God is Inwardly Recovering us on Behalf of His Name by Cleansing us with His Blood

The Lord is inwardly recovering us, His people (see Ezek. 35-36), and for this inward recovery, He acts on behalf of His holy name, and He applies His judicial redemption to them for their being cleansed with the precious blood of Christ. Before He can inwardly recover us, however, He pronounces and carries out His […]

Shepherding others According to God – According to His Nature, Desire, Way, and Glory

As believers in Christ, we are under His tender care and shepherding, and we are commissioned by Him to shepherd His sheep and feed His lambs (see John 21); therefore, in order for us to shepherd according to God, we need to learn how to shepherd by being one with the Lord in His heavenly […]

Shepherding is the Key, so we need to Learn to Shepherd others According to God

The Gospel of John, a gospel focusing on God in Christ coming to be our life and meet our every need for God’s purpose, shows us how Christ came to shepherd us by cherishing and nourishing us; shepherding is the key to the Gospel of John. The Lord Jesus came not as a mighty king […]

Christ is the Good Shepherd, the great Shepherd, and the Shepherd of our Souls

The Lord Jesus is our Shepherd; according to the New Testament, Christ is the good Shepherd, the great Shepherd, the Chief Shepherd, and the Shepherd of our souls. In Ezekiel 34 in particular we see that the Lord Himself comes to shepherd His sheep, and He will take good care of them. We all can […]

Experiencing the Lord’s Shepherding for the Recovery of the Church Life (Ezek. 34)

How blessed we are to be under the Lord’s shepherding for the recovery of the church life, as seen in Ezekiel 34! The Lord is indeed our good Shepherd, and He Himself comes to search for us, His sheep, to seek us out; He brings us from among the unbelievers to Himself so that we […]