He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. “When the Lord is My Shepherd” makes the ancient psalm sing a new song in our own day. 40:11; Ezek. Psalm 23 (New Living Translation) A Psalm of David. PSALM 23:1-6 LESSON: THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD —April 2, 2017 INTRODUCTION: Psalm 23 shows the Lord as the Great Shepherd, who cares for His sheep and equips them for ministry. King James Bible,Psalm 23 - The Lord is My Shepherd,(Ezekiel 34:11-24; John 10:1-21){A Psalm of David. 4 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 hast anointed my head with oil; and my chalice which inebriateth me, how goodly is it! A. David begins his Psalm saying ‘The Lord is my shepherd’. Psalm 42 and 43. And that I may dwell in the house of the Lord unto length of days. Relieve the troubles of my heart; And bring me out of my distress. 20:28; Mark 10:45], [Ezek. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. Like many others, this beloved psalm bears the simple title A Psalm of David.Most account it to be a psalm of David’s maturity, but with vivid remembrance of his youth as a shepherd. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. 23 The Lordis my shepherd; I shall not want. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou artwith me; … Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. In the first four verses of Ps. 15:13; 1 John 3:16; [Matt. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will […] 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. The Lord Is My Shepherd Psalm 23 is the most popular psalm in the scriptures and is frequently read at state occasions and at funerals, the most notable recent example being the funeral of Whitney Houston (1963-2012). 6 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. You may know Psalm 23 by heart but haven't experienced its power in your life. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. [1] "Ruleth me": In Hebrew, Is my shepherd, viz., to feed, guide, and govern me. 15, 17; ch. 34:11, 12, 23; John 10:11; Heb. 23 The Lord is my (A)shepherd; I shall not (B)want.2     He makes me lie down in green (C)pastures.He leads me beside still waters. The good shepherd (I)lays down his life for the sheep. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. 78:19; [Prov. 7 So Jesus again said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, (D)I am the door of the sheep. [a]3     He (D)restores my soul.He (E)leads me in (F)paths of righteousness[b]    for his (G)name's sake. 12 He who is (J)a hired hand and not a shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and (K)leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and (L)scatters them. 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. 40:11; Jer. King James Version (KJV). Psalm 23:1-6 The Lord Is My Shepherd. 11 (H)I am the good shepherd. 18 (AB)No one takes it from me, but (AC)I lay it down (AD)of my own accord. 23, David takes the gentle picture of a shepherd with his sheep to describe the relationship God has with us and we with Him. Then we get to v. 4, and it doesn't fit. 2 In green pastures he makes me lie down; to still waters he leads me; 3 b he restores my soul. Psalm 25:6 and 7b, 17-18, 20-21. This statement actually shook the readers of biblical times because the temptation in ancient Israel was to speak only about “our” God, (Deuteronomy 6:4) forgetting that the God of Israel is also the God of individuals. (Romans 8:28) I delight in You, Lord, my shepherd, and I know that Your goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. The Lord our Shepherd: an Exposition of the Twenty-third Psalm. 4 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. The LORD is my shepherd; * there is nothing I lack. THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD. 8vo. A Psalm of David. The valley of the Psalm 23:1-6. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. In 5 minutes he came out with his favorite stuffed toy, his piggy bank, and some clothes – heading for the front door. Psalm 23~ The Lord is My Shepherd I have given myself a goal of posting a short devotional in the Psalms once per week, each Saturday. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. HUMOR. (AJ)Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?”. PSALM 23 * The Lord, Shepherd and Host. Albion’s new head coach is a man of faith who attended the … Psalm 34:9,10 O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him…. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. I. So there will be (W)one flock, (X)one shepherd. A 3 year old boy had been naughty all day, so his parents sent him to his room for an hour of time-out. Dr. Philip W. McLarty. He maketh me to lie down in green … 1 A psalm of David. It's more than a psalm that comforts in death; it gives confidence in life. 1. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Even though I walk. R/. 5:8; 31:3; 139:10, 24; 143:10; Isa. The LORD is my shepherd; I have all that I need. And as the psalm leads to green pastures, still waters, and pathways ahead, the reader will find their confidence and faith in God renewed and refreshed. Everything makes sense in our understanding of a shepherd leading his flock to green grass and calm waters. 13 He flees because (M)he is a hired hand and (N)cares nothing for the sheep. If anyone enters by me, (E)he will be saved and will go in and out and (F)find pasture. I should be posting on Psalm 22 today, but there is such depth to this passage and I have so much more that I want to study. The Lord Is My Shepherd. 17 (Y)For this reason the Father loves me, (Z)because (AA)I lay down my life that I may take it up again. 2:25]. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, c 25:11; 31:3; 79:9; 109:21; Ezek. 3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness. 34:11-13; Matt. 8:11, 12; Eph. By the Rev, JOHN STEVENSON, perpetual Curate of Cury and Gunwalloe, Cornwall. This season, The Lord’s My Shepherd has taken on even more significance, with Darren Moore at the helm. for the sake of His name. The Lord is my shepherd – This is a Psalm of David and David was a shepherd. 3 To him the gatekeeper opens. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside the still waters. or: R/. 78:52; 80:1; Isa. He restoreth my soul; he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 13:7; Heb. I have authority to lay it down, and (AE)I have authority to take it up again. The Good Shepherd and the Chosen Flock: shewing the progress of the sheep of Christ through the wilderness of this world to the pastures of the Heavenly Zion. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. The Lord Is My Shepherd A Psalm of David. Understanding of a shepherd leading his flock to green grass and calm waters oil ; my. Them out AE ) I must bring them also, and it does fit. 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