Jesus said that as King, He will separate the sheep from the goats. Only His sheep will have eternal life. So we cannot be sheepish about being sheep.

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Which are you?

Imagine you stand before Jesus in all His glory. He is seated on His throne as King of everything and everyone. You know that no one ever shielded the weak, served the sick, or befriended the neglected and forlorn like this King did. You know that He was a knight, and that He commissioned you to be a knight too. You remember He said that, in the end, He would know whether you truly loved and followed Him by looking at how you loved and served, shielded and befriended, the least of your brothers and sisters.

Friends, he will know: Did you feed the hungry and give drink to the thirsty, or hoard God’s gifts for yourself? Did you take in the stranger, or stick to your clique? Did you clothe the naked, or undress people with your eyes? Did you care for the sick, or let brothers and sisters suffer alone? Did you visit the prisoners, or keep God’s grace to yourself? Jesus says that those chivalrous “sheep” who served the least of the world served Him. Those impostor “goats” who did not serve the least of the world did not serve Him, even if they called Him Lord. “Whatever you did to the least of my brothers, you did to Me.”

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