Twas A Sheep Not a Lamb – Here is a really cool poem by Minnie Lee Bovender about it was a sheep not a lamb. It is a must read!
Twas A Sheep Not A Lamb
by Minnie Lee Bovender
Twas a sheep, not a lamb, that strayed away
In the parable Jesus told.
A grown-up sheep that had gone astray
From the ninety and nine in the fold.
Out in the meadows out in the cold
Twas a sheep the Good Shepherd sought
Back to the flock, and into the fold
Twas a sheep the Good Shepherd brought
Why, for the sheep, should we earnestly long
And so earnestly hope and pray?
Because there is danger, if they go wrong,
They will lead the young lambs astray.
For the lambs follow the sheep, you know,
Wherever the sheep may stray,
If the sheep go wrong, it will not be long
Till the lambs are as wrong as they
So, with the sheep, we earnestly plead
For the sake of the lambs today,
If the lambs are lost, what a terrible cost
Some sheep may have to pay.
Looking into this poem, I found a similar version by CC Miller