good shepherd -vs- idol shepherd

John 10:11-13 – I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep. The hireling fleeth, because he is an hireling, and careth not for the sheep.

Zechariah 11:17 – Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.

Zechariah 10:2 – For the idols have spoken vanity, and the diviners have seen a lie, and have told false dreams; they comfort in vain: therefore they went their way as a flock, they were troubled, because there was no shepherd.

diviners have seen a lie – Oprah promotes Course in Miracles by Helen Schucman who said she wrote down what was told to her by an entity called “the Voice”

told false dreams – today there is a rash of those who want to make merchandise of you claiming to have had outlandish dreams as opposed to Acts 2:17

comfort in vain – smiley joe tells followers God accepts them the way they are and they don’t need to worry about sin

they went their way as a flock – follow the crowd, where they “many” are

they were troubled, because there was no shepherd – Ezekial 34:5  And they were scattered, because there is no shepherd: and they became meat to all the beasts of the field, when they were scattered

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