Tag Archives: Psalm 23

New Psalm 23 Blessing

 One of the benefits of growing older is that our understanding of scripture passages can deepen. Psalm 23 has always been one of my favorite passages.  I have written often about its meaning to me on this blog. But a … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 for People with Cancer

PSALM 23 (KJV)* The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Please be my shepherd! I know if I follow you patiently, I will have everything I need.  He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – “God Will Never Say Good-bye” (Psalm 23: 4)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this well-loved passage we are … Continue reading

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“He Restores My Soul”

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures:  he leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul; he leads me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake” Psalm 23: … Continue reading

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Catching My Breath

“God, my shepherd. I don’t need a thing. You have bedded me down in lush meadows, you find me quiet pools to drink from. True to your word, you let me catch my breath and send me in the right direction.” (Psalm 23: 1-2 in The … Continue reading

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Being “Shadow-Defeaters”

In a recent letter in Compassion magazine, President and CEO, Santiago “Jimmy Mellado points out that Psalm 23 begins with the “paths of righteousness” — a sunny, warm and inviting atmosphere. Then David takes a sharp left turn as he … Continue reading

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The Lord is my Shepherd

The image of God as a shepherd is one of the most comforting pictures in Scripture. And Psalm 23 is probably the most widely known of the references to Jehovah Roi, I am the God Who Shepherds You. Verse 1 … Continue reading

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Praying with Psalm 23

Use the questions below the Scripture verses (Psalm 23, NIV) to help you interact with God in prayer.  For example, thinking about Jesus as a shepherd may bring to mind places in your life where you need Jesus to lead … Continue reading

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