What is the spiritual meaning of the word, “sheep” in the Bible?
As always we have to
let the Bible define its own terms:
Psalm 100:3. “Know ye that the LORD he [is] God: [it is] he [that] hath made us, and not
we ourselves; [we are] his people, and the sheep of his pasture.”
(See also: John 10:3-5, 7, 9, 11, 14-16; Ezekiel 34:31; Psalm 79:13; Psalm 95:7)
The Bible is made up of three layers: historical, moral and the deeper spiritual layer. Each historical account tells a spiritual story, and often with a moral lesson.
God teaches in His word that we must study and compare scripture with scripture in order for the Holy Spirit to guide us into truth.
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In the book of Psalms we read "Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee." 119:11
Memorizing a verse is an excellent way to keep our thoughts on things above, and to hide God's word in our hearts. It's also a great way to consider and ponder the deeper spiritual meaning.
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