Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ Constant Companions and Our Final Destination

“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.” ~Psalms 23:6 I seriously love this. This is the perfect way to complete this Psalm. After all that David has said, he finishes by reminding everyone, including himself, that there … More Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ Constant Companions and Our Final Destination

Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ the Table, the Oil, and the Cup

“Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.” ~Psalms 23:5 I used to be confused as to what David meant about this table. Why would God make him sit down and eat, knowing his enemies were watching him? I just didn’t … More Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ the Table, the Oil, and the Cup

Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ The Valley of the Shadow of Death

“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 23:4 I had a difficult time with this one. When one thinks of “the valley of the shadow of death,” the usual first … More Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ The Valley of the Shadow of Death

Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ Restoration and Righteousness

“He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. ~Psalm 23:3 I make mistakes….all the time. I mess up and fail every single day. As much as I hate to admit it, there isn’t a single day I’ve lived on this earth when I haven’t sinned. (And there … More Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ Restoration and Righteousness

Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ Green Pastures and Still Waters

“He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.” ~ Psalm 23:2 I mentioned that this hasn’t been my easiest year. When you’re a child dreaming of being an adult, no one tells you just how hard and un-fun being a grown up can be. Oh, sure, it … More Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ Green Pastures and Still Waters

Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ The LORD is my Shepherd

As we approach Thanksgiving, I was thinking about all the things in my life I can honestly say I’m thankful for. Although many things initially came to mind and you could probably rattle off a list similar to mine, my mind started going in a different direction. I began thinking of Psalm 23. It’s a … More Thankfulness According to Psalm 23 ~ The LORD is my Shepherd