And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.
1. There are some teachers of religion who are teachers "according to God's heart."
2. All such teachers are the gift of God.
(1) He prepares them for their office.
(2) He designates the sphere of their ministry
3. They are distinguished by the care and fidelity with which they minister to the spiritual wants of their people.
(E. Cooper, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.