Main point summary
I have all I want because of my Shepherd and because of all that He has provided for me.
The Lord is my d shepherd;
[Because] the Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not e want.
[Therefore] I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green f pastures.
[Because] He makes me lie down in green pastures.
He leads me beside still waters. 1
And He leads me beside still waters.
He g restores my soul.
And He restores my soul.
He h leads me in i paths of righteousness 1 for his j name’s sake.
And He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Even though I k walk through the valley of l the shadow of death, 1
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will m fear no evil,
[Yet] I will fear no evil,
for n you are with me;
because you are with me;
your o rod and your staff,
also you use rod and staff,
they comfort me.
that comfort me
You p prepare a table before me in q the presence of my enemies;
And You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
you r anoint my head with oil;
[Then] you anoint my head with oil;
my s cup overflows.
[with the result] that my cup overflows.
Surely 1 goodness and mercy 2 shall follow me all the days of my life,
[Therefore] surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life,
and I shall t dwell 3 in the house of the Lord u forever. 4
and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord uforever.
Are you a satisfied sheep in God’s pasture? Do you walk each day in the conscious joy of all the spiritual riches that are yours in Christ? Or could it be that you're so caught up in the world and all of its pressures that you complain and grumble a lot? A grumbling spirit means that you’re not enjoying the gracious provision of the good Shepherd. You’re lacking the satisfaction He wants you to have. My friend, true satisfaction and happiness comes from experiencing the Good Shepherd and all he has provided for you. It’s available in Christ, for every one of His sheep. Seek for it, Don’t miss it!