Why does Jesus the shepherd leave his flock at the mercy of a Super Wolf?

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    Why does Jesus the shepherd leave his flock at the mercy of a Super Wolf?

    Scriptures say that God gave Satan/Super Wolf dominion over the earth and the power to deceive all of us on this world.

    Jesus often used the shepherd and sheep analogy in scriptures.

    Following that analogy and the fact that Jesus has been gone for some time now, one must wonder why, if our souls are so important to Jesus, he has left us and past generations at Satan’s mercy.

    No shepherd I ever heard of would be so irresponsible to his duty to his flock.
    Especially since scriptures tell us that more sheep will be taken by Satan than protected by the shepherd.

    Another breach of duty, FMPOV, is that Satan has been sentenced to hell by God, yet justice delayed is considered justice denied by most and God is denying mankind that justice.

    I appreciate the free will argument that some might put but our free will was rescinded by God the moment he gave Satan the power to deceive us against our will. That situation is depicted somewhat in this clip which speaks to God letting Satan have his way with us.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1BzP1wr234&feature=youtu.be]How God Favors Evil - YouTube[/ame]

    This clip is just to show what some think of the shepherd analogy.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFw5TsAi1Mk&feature=related]Christians say the Dumbest Things - YouTube[/ame]

    Can you shed some light on these two issues for me?

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    Why care about God or Satan as both are man made creations
     
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    I care thanks to my social conscience.
    We all should.

    It is my view that all literalists and fundamentals hurt all of us who are moral religionists as well as those who do not believe. They all hurt their parent religions and everyone else who has a belief or not. They make us all into laughing stocks and should rethink their position. There is a Godhead but not the God of talking animals, genocidal floods and retribution. Beliefs in fantasy, miracles and magic are evil.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HKHaClUCw4&feature=PlayList&p=5123864A5243470E&index=0&playnext=1]Religulous [part 1] - YouTube[/ame]

    They also do much harm to their own.

    African witches and Jesus
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlRG9gXriVI&feature=related]In The name Of Jesus: Child Witches (1 of 2) - YouTube[/ame]

    Jesus Camp 1of 9
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBv8tv62yGM]Jesus Camp 1of 9.flv - YouTube[/ame]

    Promoting death to Gays.
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMw2Zg_BVzw&feature=related]Rachel Maddow interviews David Bahati - Part 1 - YouTube[/ame]

    For evil to grow my friends, all good people need do is nothing.
    Fight them when you can. It is your duty to our fellow man.

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    Why don't you ask God?
     
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    I don't have his number.

    Do you?
    If so, use it and let us know what he says since you cannot defend his actions.

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    God is all powerful and yet he cannot make Satan toe his line....

    All myths :)
     
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    Jesus wasn't the shephard. He was the lamb.
     
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    You can't blame Christians for the crazies on the fringe. Just because one man calls for killing gays or whatever doesn't mean all Christians do.

    I understand that you're also an atheist, but don't loop them all in the same category. There are perfectly reasonable Christians out there. If you have to look at the outer ring of Christians - the ones who aren't really Christian, but using the faith to justify their own hatred - then you're doing it wrong.

    Look at some of the Christians here; only a couple are on the fringe, but many of them are reasonable people.
     
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    I asked God a lot of questions before I left, and was only met with silence.
    Was my faith not strong enough?
     
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    Or reproduce without coveting another man's woman and then becoming a deadbeat dad.

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