"Dad, what is this sieve called
Is it like ours, to make things fine, yes?"
"Where on earth did you hear that?
that old school, that's my guess."
"No. From this old book I found in the bin.
got lots of pages, they're all about sin."
"A sieve, son, refines out what isn't required,
To keep what is best, what is most desired."
"It says, "to swing the nations,
to and fro",
The prophet Isaiah wrote it, didn't you know?"
"Well, you read it son, you'll soon work it
got enough troubles to worry about."
"I'll read it to you Dad, if you'll just wait,
in Isaiah chapter thirty, verse twenty-eight.
"It's about God sifting people to where they
to leave the wrongdoers inside of it."
"Are we a worthless nation, as I've heard you
we fall through this sieve, or will we stay?
I mean, who else could it be used for, Dad,
If not for everyone, the good and the bad?"
"It refines out the worthless by how they
those being sanctified through His sieve."