"See, the Sovereign Lord comes with power . . . . He tends his flock like a shepherd: he gather
We who have learned to manage our affairs with guns, bombs and mutually assured destruction, find it hard to think of gentleness as power. Anyone who has ever worked with sheep will appreciate this astonishing image of God who does not impose; does not compel. He leads and he carries. Think what are the implications for the human situation, if there is a God, and if this is what he is truly like!