The 23rd Psalm Series

This entry is part 1 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

This week, I will be starting a sermon/bible study series on the 23rd Psalm. The series will be an exposition of this beloved Psalm that has been memorized by millions.  I am by no means a theologian so the language Read More …

The Lord is my Shepherd – That’s Relationship!

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

 A Psalm of David. 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. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of Read More …

I shall not want – That’s Supply!

This entry is part 3 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

The Lord is My Shepherd I shall not want —– That’s Supply! The true source of supply in spiritual need.  Phil. 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.  Like Read More …

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures – That’s Rest!

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures —- That’s Rest! How awesome is our God, who not only has green pastures to lead me into, which shows his ability, but he leads me into them, which shows his Read More …

He leadeth me beside the still waters – That’s Refreshment!

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

G. A. Smith renders it thus: “By waters of rest He refresheth me.” This last verb, he says, is difficult to render in English; the original meaning was evidently to guide the flock to drink, from which it came to Read More …

He restoreth my soul – That’s Healing!

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

(1) Restoration may mean bringing back that which has gone astray. We think at once of the parable of the Lost Sheep recorded in the Gospel of Luke. Yonder is a shepherd with a flock of an hundred sheep feeding Read More …

He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness – That’s Guidance!

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

“Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, [that] shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.” Read More …

For His Name’s Sake – That’s Purpose

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

The Compelling Purpose of God He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . Luke 18:31 “Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s Read More …

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death – That’s Testing!

This entry is part 9 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

Life’s meaning discerned by the retrospect of it. The remark has not infrequently been made that incidents closely connected cannot be rightly understood till the time has come for them to be reviewed in their entirety as matters of history. Read More …

I Shall Fear No Evil – That’s Protection

This entry is part 10 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

THE SAINT’S HERITAGE Isa 54:17. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord; and their righteousness Read More …

Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me – That’s Discipline

This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

God’s discipline of his children. Heb 12:5-10 Continually in the New Testament, when we get into circumstances of doubt and pain, we are brought back to the rich truth and comfort to be found in the fatherhood of God. Here, Read More …

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies – That’s Hope!

This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

God is a hospitable host; he furnishes or spreads the table on a high mountain, and the enemy looks on with rage and impotence from the deep valley. God is the cup or portion of his people, and each can Read More …

Thou annointest my head with oil – That’s Consecration!

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

Before we delve into the message, we need to fully understand the meaning of the word ‘CONSECRATION’ and what it means in our lives. The term is used 13 times in in three books of the bible. Eleven times in Read More …

My cup runneth over – That’s Abundance!

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

ALL NEEDFUL SUPPLIES THROUGH CHRIST Php 4:19 My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. In this passage, Paul who has been generously helped by the Philippian church, assures them that God Read More …

And I will dwell in the house of the Lord —–That’s Security!

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

THE SECURITY OF HOPE I IT IS OF THE NATURE OF HOPE TO GIVE A SENSE OF SECURITY. If a man thinks himself safe, he will go forward confidently; if he expects he can win, he will throw his energy Read More …