A crosier is a stylized staff carried by high-ranking Roman Catholic, Eastern
Orthodox, Oriental ... God asks what Moses has in his hand, and Moses answers
"a staff" ("a rod" in ...
Nov 22, 2014 ... When the shepherd is afield with his flock in the high country, it is customary for
him to carry a minimum of equipment. This was especially true in olden times
where the sheepmen did not have the benefit ... In the Middle East the shepherd
carries only a rod and staff. .... It will not do for cattle, horses or hogs.
Jul 24, 2015 ... Why did the psalmist have no fear? It was because the Shepherd had His rod
and His staff with Him. For this reason, there was no need to fear ...
A shepherd's crook or staff has two purposes: 1/ It gives you a longer "arm" and
reach. When ... I don't have a shepherd's crook, but I do have sheep. .... Abhyasa
Naradhipa, a curriculum developer who likes dirtying his hands teaching
He mentions both the rod and the staff in his Shepherd Psalm (Psalm 23:4). The
prophet Ezekiel ... To do this Jewish writers tell us that the shepherd allowed the
..... The Eastern shepherd never drives his sheep as does the Western shepherd.
The shepherd's staff is normally a long, slender stick, often with a crook or hook ...
he does not wish to have the ewe reject her offspring if it bears the odor of his ...
In 1849 Dr. Duff was travelling near Simla under the shadow of the great
Himalaya mountains. One day his way led to a narrow bridle path cut out on the
face of ...
There was a good reason why the illustration of a shepherd with his sheep was
used so often in biblical times ... We need to emulate what the Good Shepherd
does for the sheep. ... Again Jesus said, "Simon son of John, do you truly love me
? .... We protect them from wolves and beasts in the world with the rod and staff.
"Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me." Psalm ... There are few objects
more picturesque than that of the shepherd and his crook. ... Do not be, then,
troubled in your mind touching your election; it is one of the secret things of God
with which He alone has to do. ... "Whom He did predestinate, them He also
As a boy I had memorized the 23rd Psalm, but I did not pay attention to the words.
... The Psalm is a picture of a loving shepherd in the field of life caring for his ...