On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast (07/08/21), Hank concludes the ninth chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, reading the last few verses. To say that the crowds Jesus had compassion on were like sheep without a shepherd was not a condemnation of the sheep, but rather an indictment of the Jewish Rabbis who had the duty to be shepherds but abdicated that duty by becoming as it were, wolves preying on the sheep. This is why Jesus said to His disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few” (Matthew 9:37 NIV).

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