'Psalm 23' Tagged Posts

'Psalm 23' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and your staff— they comfort me.” vs. 4 Psalm 23:4-6 It’s no mystery why Psalm 23 is so frequently read at funerals and memorial services. Death is probably the darkest valley that we can endure. No matter what our religious beliefs might be, or even if they’re non-existent, death packs a powerful punch. Our friends and loved ones leave the land…

Daily Devotions

Psalm 23 …“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.” vs. 5 The psalmist was familiar with the banqueting table image that is so dear to our hearts as we consider our future life in Christ. In this familiar psalm he expands that vision in an unexpected way, and assures us that one day we will be at table in the presence of our enemies. Some have…

Daily Devotions: July 18 , 2018

July 18, 2018 Psalm 23…“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long.” vs. 6 In the course of a lifetime there are moments that invite reflection, times when we can think back on twists and turns of our journey, and perhaps consider the impact of important decisions. Always there will have been a point on the way when we adopted, either…

Daily Devotions: October 11, 2017

Psalm 23 “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” vs. 1 These familiar words strike a familiar and comforting chord in our ears. We love hearing that God has our backs and will take care of us even through the darkest days. But if these words are true, and if we truly believe that the Lord is our shepherd, why do so many of us behave so poorly? If the Lord is our shepherd do we actually think…