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…