I heard a story about a young clergyman who took the much loved 23rd. Psalm as the subject of a talk he gave to a group of young children.
There was a lot they didn't know, he told them. In fact they were pretty much like sheep themselves, and of course, sheep need a shepherd.
He then asked the children who they thought the shepherd was. And after thinking about it for a little while, one of the children piped up....'Jesus is the Shepherd.'
The young minister looked quite taken aback. 'Then who am I?' he asked the child.
'Oh you're the sheepdog' ' the child replied. 'There's only one shepherd.