The Lord Is My Shepherd.

All the days of my life. Psalm 23 ends with the beautiful words, Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever (verse 6). So often we look at life and all we see is pain and confusion. Our hearts get broken by insensitivity and betrayal…

The Lord Is My Shepherd.

My cup overflows. Verse 5 of Psalm 23 says, You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. The word ‘enemies’ doesn’t only refer to forces outside of ourselves but also to the enemy inside of us or our sinful nature. Lately, I’ve…

The Lord Is My Shepherd.

I will fear no evil. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Verse 4 is my favorite part of Psalm 23 because it resonates with me in a deep way. When I think of who God is…

The Lord Is My Shepherd.

He restores my soul. The rest of verse 3 days, He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Our souls can never be restored without walking in the right path. As of late, I used to wonder what I was missing in my walk with God. I was wondering why my soul felt far from being…

The Lord Is My Shepherd.

He makes me lie down in green pastures. Verse 2 goes on to say, He leads me beside still waters. My life’s journey hasn’t been easy. I know we all go through hard seasons, but based on the calling God has for us, some of us might suffer more than others. Time and again, God allowed…

The Lord Is My Shepherd.

I shall not want. Psalm 23 is such a well known psalm that we tend to overlook just how powerful it is. I’ve been thinking about it lately and I would like to start a weekly series that will bring into focus one verse at a time from this beautiful psalm. This will be a…