‘The Ninety and Nine’

The Ninety and Nine, sung here by Tennessee Ernie Ford, refers to Our Lord Jesus Christ’s parable of the Good Shepherd, who leaves his 99 sheep in the fold while he goes out to find the one lost sheep that has gone astray. But of course, as Isaiah points out, we are all as sheep that have gone astray. We all need rescuing.

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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