“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.”(Psalm 23 KJV)
I saw this on Facebook. I found it interesting and thought I would share it.
“The Lord is my Shepherd — that’s a Relationship!Unknown
I shall not want — that’s Supply!
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures –that’s Rest!
He leadeth me beside the still waters –that’s Refreshment!
He restoreth my soul — that’s Healing!
He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness –that’s Guidance!
For His name sake — that’s Purpose!
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death–that’s Testing!
I will fear no evil — that’s Protection!
For Thou art with me — that’s Faithfulness!
Thy rod and Thy staff comfort me — that’s Discipline!
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies — that’s Hope!
Thou annointest my head with oil — that’s Consecration!
My cup runneth over — that’s Abundance!
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life–that’s Blessing!
And I will dwell in the house of the Lord — that’s Security!
Forever — that’s Eternity.”
This is the best description of Psalm 23 I have read yet. It breaks down every sentence. Every sentence shows how God takes care of us. God provides everything we could possibly ever need. We just have to ask, trust and believe. I don’t think that’s too much to ask of us.
Have a great day.
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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