Reflections of Proverbs 23, Day 10

You anoint my head with oil. In “A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23,” W. Phillip Keller shares that in the summer highlands, the warm weather brings out all types of insects that bother sheep. Different types of flies will go right up their noses to lay their eggs. If you’ve ever had a gnat fly […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 9

You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies: What do you picture when you read this verse? Growing up, I always pictured a banquet table, set for a feast, and I couldn’t figure out why anyone would celebrate in a room with one’s enemies… The shepherd takes his sheep to highlands […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 8

Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. In the valleys of life, where storms press in, floods rage, and predators rush in, the Shepherd’s presence is comforting, and his rod and his staff are tools by which he rescues, disciplines, protects, and comforts his sheep. In North America, today’s shepherds often carry a rifle […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 7

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me; What do you think of when you read this verse? What does the valley of the shadow of death mean to you? In A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23, W. Phillip Keller explains […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23, Day 6

He Leads Me in Paths of Righteousness for His Name’s Sake Eleven little words packed with so much intention. For His name’s sake… He leads me, He saves me, He restores me, He preserves me. In Joshua 2, the Israelite spies had entered Jericho to see what they were up against, and Rahab the harlot […]

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