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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Psalm 23- The Lord Is My Shepherd


PSALM 23 - THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD
"The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures,
He leads me beside quiet waters,
He restores my soul.
He guides me in paths of righteousness
for His name's sake.
Even though I walk through the valley
of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil, for You are with me;
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me in the
presence of my enemies.
You anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
Surely goodness and love will follow
me all the days of my life, and I will
dwell in the house of the Lord forever."

Psalm 23: 1-6



This is my favorite prayer. Aside from the Lord's Prayer, Psalm 23 expresses all the sentiments of a worshiper to his God. Whenever I recite all the Biblical verses that I memorized, I always start with Psalm 23. It is a prayer and a very powerful tool for God's all encompassing mercy, grace and protection in my life. It reminds me that God is my provider; that He always leads me to the empowerment of the Holy Spirit; that He restores my soul whenever I wander off from His path; that He leads me to His path of righteousness to protect His name in my life. And even if we are already feeling the fangs of death in our lives, we do not fear because He is constantly with us. His chastening and support make us strong in times of trials. He provides for all our needs- physical and spiritual. He anoints us with the anointing of sonship as we awaits our eventual reunion with Him. Yes, our days will be full of love, joy, peace and anticipation of His return to earth to fetch us so we can live with Him forevermore.

Savior King - Hillsong





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Posted by: Mel Avila Alarilla
Philippines
Spiritual/Word of God/Gospel

4 comments:

Lloyd said...

I really enjoyed reading the posts on your blog. I would like to invite you to come on over to my blog and check it out. God's blessings. Lloyd

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Lloyd,
Thanks for the inspiring words but as always, TO GOD BE THE GLORY. Thanks for your visit and comments. God bless you always.

Lon said...

I praise God for this video, song, and for this Psalm, for I too . . . just love this Psalm, for God's Word is so magnificent!!!

God's blessings to you my brother in Christ!!!

Mel Avila Alarilla said...

Hi Lon,
I memorized Psalm 23 and I know it by heart because I regularly pray it. It contains great promises of the Lord. Thanks for your visit and comments. God bless you always.