2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. Psalm 23:1-6. 10 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a robber. 31:10; Ezek. 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). 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures. He understood the special relationship and care a shepherd has with the sheep. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. 14 (O)I am the good shepherd. If anyone enters by me, (E)he will be saved and will go in and out and (F)find pasture. 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, c Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. 17:27-29, Isa. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou artwith me; … Psalm 23:1-6 The Lord Is My Shepherd. 2  He makes me lie down in green pastures. 3 To him the gatekeeper opens. 34:11-13; Matt. 5 (A)A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers.” 6 This figure of speech Jesus (B)used with them, but they (C)did not understand what he was saying to them. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. HUMOR. 20 Many of them said, (AH)“He has a demon, and (AI)is insane; why listen to him?” 21 Others said, “These are not the words of one who is oppressed by a demon. 9 I am the door. Gain fresh insight and encouragement while exploring the depths of God's compassionate care. Then we get to v. 4, and it doesn't fit. 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. [1] "Ruleth me": In Hebrew, Is my shepherd, viz., to feed, guide, and govern me. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 15:13; 1 John 3:16; [Matt. In 5 minutes he came out with his favorite stuffed toy, his piggy bank, and some clothes – heading for the front door. R/. He renews my strength. 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. 78:19; [Prov. To you, O Lord, I lift my soul. or: R/. He maketh me to lie down in green … So he calls the Lord his shepherd as a beautiful illustration of his own relationship with God. And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. It’s, by far, one of the most familiar passages of scripture in the Bible. “When the Lord is My Shepherd” makes the ancient psalm sing a new song in our own day. Psalm 25:6 and 7b, 17-18, 20-21. 2:13-18; 1 Pet. 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. 23; Rev. "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want." 2:25; 5:4; [ch. Albion’s new head coach is a man of faith who attended the … No one who waits for you, O Lord, will ever be put to shame. Published on Jan 21, 2013 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want; He makes me lie down in green pastures. 23, David takes the gentle picture of a shepherd with his sheep to describe the relationship God has with us and we with Him. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 78:52; 80:1; Isa. 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The Lord is my shepherd – This is a Psalm of David and David was a shepherd. 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. Even though I walk. 8vo. A 3 year old boy had been naughty all day, so his parents sent him to his room for an hour of time-out. 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 11 (H)I am the good shepherd. King James Bible,Psalm 23 - The Lord is My Shepherd,(Ezekiel 34:11-24; John 10:1-21){A Psalm of David. Dr. Philip W. McLarty. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. a. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD. INTRODUCTION. Response: My soul is thirsting for the living God; when shall I see him face to … 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 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He was the youngest of Jessie’s sons. 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. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Psalm 23 (New Living Translation) A Psalm of David. 13:20; 1 Pet. Thou hast anointed my head with oil; and my chalice which inebriateth me, how goodly is it! 5 You (M)prepare a table before me    in (N)the presence of my enemies;you (O)anoint my head with oil;    my (P)cup overflows.6 Surely[d] goodness and mercy[e] shall follow me    all the days of my life,and I shall (Q)dwell[f] in the house of the Lord    (R)forever.[g]. 2 In green pastures he makes me lie down; to still waters he leads me; 3 b he restores my soul. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will […] 1 A psalm of David. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. (P)I know my own and (Q)my own know me, 15 (R)just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and (S)I lay down my life for 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. 8 All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. 2 But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. Remember that your compassion, O LORD, and your kindness are from of old. 1845. 10 The thief comes only to steal and (G)kill and destroy. 2. “I’m running away from home,” he announced. The discovery of joy and hope in … 34:11, 12, 23; John 10:11; Heb. 20:9, 14, Ps. 40:11; Jer. (U)I must bring them also, and (V)they will listen to my voice. He restoreth my soul; he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. R/. 8:11, 12; Eph. The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23) Lyrics: 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 / The Lord is my Shepherd … The LORD Is My Shepherd (Ezekiel 34:11–24; John 10:1–21) A Psalm of David. I’d like to take a few moments this morning to think about the 23rd Psalm. Psalm 34:9,10 O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him…. 5:8; 31:3; 139:10, 24; 143:10; Isa. 9:2; John 6:51]; See 2 Sam. 13:7; Heb. Praise the Lord! 3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness. 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. He leads me beside still waters. And thy mercy will follow me all the days of my life. 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. Relieve the troubles of my heart; And bring me out of my distress. I commit my way to You, and I trust in You, (Psalm 37:3-5) therefore, I know that You will bring everything I need in my life for my good. 40:11; Ezek. English Standard Version (ESV), Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, Ps. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. The valley of the The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2:25; 5:4, Ps. I have authority to lay it down, and (AE)I have authority to take it up again. 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. 13:20; 1 Pet. 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. Psalm 23:1-6 The Lord Is My Shepherd. 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. 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. King James Version (KJV). By the Rev, JOHN STEVENSON, perpetual Curate of Cury and Gunwalloe, Cornwall. He does not just say that the Lord is a shepherd. The good shepherd (I)lays down his life for the sheep. }#Psalm23 #TheLordisMyShepherd 4 Even though I (H)walk through the valley of (I)the shadow of death,[c]    I will (J)fear no evil,for (K)you are with me;    your (L)rod and your staff,    they comfort me. The Lord our Shepherd: an Exposition of the Twenty-third Psalm. 1. (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. 7:17], ver. (AF)This charge I have received from my Father.”, 19 (AG)There was again a division among the Jews because of these words. through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and … David is the writer of this 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. Psalm 23 King James Version (KJV) The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. The Lord is My Shepherd, I Shall Not Want (Lessons from Psalms 23) 13 He flees because (M)he is a hired hand and (N)cares nothing for the sheep. The sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. 21:15-17; Ps. So there will be (W)one flock, (X)one shepherd. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with … 4 When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. And that I may dwell in the house of the Lord unto length of days. I shall. The Prayer - God Alone Suffices! But he said, “my” shepherd. 25:11; 31:3; 79:9; 109:21; Ezek. 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. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside the still waters. PSALM 23 * The Lord, Shepherd and Host. 5 Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. for the sake of His name. Psalm 23 – The LORD Is My Shepherd and My Host. The Prayer Psalm 22 - The Lord ruleth me: and I shall want nothing. 15, 17; ch. In your kindness remember me, because of your goodness, O LORD. 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. 20:28; Mark 10:45], [Ezek. This season, The Lord’s My Shepherd has taken on even more significance, with Darren Moore at the helm. Everything makes sense in our understanding of a shepherd leading his flock to green grass and calm waters. From a very young age, David was the shepherd of his father’s sheep. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 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. A. A. David begins his Psalm saying ‘The Lord is my shepherd’. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. In the first four verses of Ps. The LORD is my shepherd; * there is nothing I lack. The Lord Is My Shepherd A Psalm of David. He guides me along right paths * for the sake of his name. 18 (AB)No one takes it from me, but (AC)I lay it down (AD)of my own accord. 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