The King and the Sheep, Matthew 25.31-46


What do the works performed by the sheep have to do with the necessity of faith? The King and Good Shepherd, Jesus, gathers all of His sheep together and separates them from the goats. Their good deeds are acknowledged as a demonstration of the faith they have in their Shepherd. What does this mean for us today?

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