If those who were far from God can be restored to Him, can you imagine how exciting it is when those who are close to Him turn their lives over?
God doesn't appear to be interested in intimidating us into being restored to a healthy relationship with Him.
Jesus was - and is - a lot of things. If we miss out on some of His roles, we miss out on getting to know Him more completely.
Have you ever said something, and then realized later that your statement was right on more levels than you had imagined?