The Wanderer

The grass is not always greener on the other side.
You eat and have your fill, but you are only being fattened for the day of slaughter.
Your shepherd is in pursuit of you and when He finds you, He has to discipline you so you no longer have to wander off again.

“What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine and go to the mountains to seek the one that is straying?”

Matthew 18:12

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted,
That I may learn Your statutes.
The law of Your mouth is better to me
Than thousands of coins of gold and silver.”

Psalm 119:71-72

“And if he should find it, assuredly, I say to you, he rejoices more over that sheep than over the ninety-nine that did not go astray. 14 Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones should perish.”

Matthew 18:13-14

“Now, therefore,” says the LORD, “Turn to Me with all your heart, With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.”

Joel 2:12

“Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,

Acts 3:19

“Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.

John 14:6