Your Goodness and Love Will Follow

Surely your goodness and love

All through the ages, Psalm 23 has been a favorite psalm. Every line is rich with meaning.

The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want. Trust Christ as your Good Shepherd—He promises to meet our needs.

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures. He gives us rest and spiritual nourishment.

He leadeth me beside the still waters. He calms our troubled souls.

He restoreth my soul. He renews our spirits when we spend time with Him.

He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His Name’s sake. His Word teaches us how to live right.

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil. He overcomes our fears, even of death.

For Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me. He’s always with us to discipline and encourage. This makes us feel secure.

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies. He gives us strength with those who aren’t for us.

Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. He gives us an abundance of blessings.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. Daily, He reminds us of His love and forgiveness.

And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. He provides us eternal, abundant life.

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Your Turn 

Are you experiencing the fullness of goodness and love following you in your life? Or are you walking through the valley of the shadow of death? Read through Psalm 23 again and meditate on God being with you in all circumstances providing for, and loving you. Please leave your thoughts and comments below. We would love to hear from you! ~ Devotionals Daily

Bryant Wright

Bryant Wright is the founder and chairman of Right from the Heart Ministries and the senior pastor of the 7,800-plus member Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in northwest Atlanta. A respected Bible teacher and author, Wright is also the president of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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