Advent 21

Sheep conjures up images of Shaun the Sheep for me, sitting with one of my grandsons and laughing together till it hurts!!
In particular the episode where the young sheep, Tim takes the farmers quad on a ‘joy’ ride!!
The hilarity, which follows, never gets old.
Jesus if often referred to as to as the ‘good shepherd.
This may seem strange to us, as shepherds are not part of our cultural norms, but to the people of the day it was very clear.
Remember shepherds were not highly regarded; in fact to say they were the scum of the earth would not be over stating it!!

That Jesus would be known as a shepherd, can only mean one thing, Jesus loves scum bags…. Now that’s good news!!

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