No one likes to be called a dumb animal. The idea of it smacks right in the face of our dignity. For one thing, contrary to popular scientific belief, we are not animals. For another thing, we’re not dumb. Well, not all the time. But our Lord calls us sheep quite often and one has to wonder why. Sheep are considered not to be very bright animals. According to the people who make such distinctions, the IQ of sheep falls between a pig and cattle. Whatever that means…
Sheep have a tendency to flock toward each other in groups and then they almost always need a leader. Enter the shepherd, the one who takes care of the flock by find food, leading them to safety, takes care of them, and all sorts things that shepherds. People are a lot like sheep. We have a higher IQ than a sheep but we’re really not much different from them. We tend to flock together in groups. We get lost and need help finding our way. We also have the need for leaders.
Enter the Good Shepherd…or the Other Shepherd. Ultimately we decided which shepherd we follow
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