Monthly Archives: November 2013

The LORD is my shepherd… (5)

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. Psalm 23:5 ESV   I have found C.S.Lewis’s ‘Reflections on the Psalms’ so usually helpful that I hesitate to mention what he writes about verse 5. Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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The LORD is my shepherd… (4)

‘The LORD is my shepherd;’ Psalm 23:1a David’s psalm is a helpful picture of God’s constant care for a needy people prone to stray. As long as we remember that while we may at times behave sheepishly, we are not … Continue reading

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The LORD is my shepherd… (3)

‘The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want…He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.’ Psalm 23:1, 3 Given the option I’d rather be a lion than a lamb. I spent quite some time trying to imagine … Continue reading

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The LORD is my shepherd… (2)

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalm 23:1 If we 21st Century disciples of Jesus sat down to write a psalm beginning, ‘The LORD is my…’ what would we write next?* It would be a revealing and … Continue reading

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‘The LORD is my shepherd… (1)

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalm 23:1 I am sure that David wrote lots of songs that were not inspired by God.I would still be eager to read them though, because it seems unlikely to me … Continue reading

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