Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Praise To Our Great Shepherd


Psalm 23:1-6

David exalted God.

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David called God ‘The LORD’.

God is worthy of our exaltation.

We must never be ashamed to exalt, praise and worship Him.

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David called God his shepherd.

Our Shepherd loves us.

He tends to us, cares about us, leads us, feeds us, protects us and guides us through our lives.

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David experienced God.

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David had personal experiences with God.

He had a close and intimate relationship with Him.

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David had precious experiences with God.

God had led him to the place of safety, and the abundant supply of food and drink.

David was confident that God would take care of all his needs.

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David had profound experiences with God.

God had brought him from death to life.

God had restored his soul.

God had always led him in the right way. It was the best path of all: His path.

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David praised God.

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David praised God for His power.

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David praised God for giving him peace as he passed through the frightening and dangerous places.

David praised God for His presence to lead him, feed him, protect him and watch over him.

David praised God for correcting, protecting, rescuing and restoring him.

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David praised God for His provisions.

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David praised God for giving him food.

David praised God for giving him rest.

David praised God for giving him refreshment.

David praised God for giving him peace.

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David praised God for His promises.

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David praised God for promising to help him today.

David praised God for promising to give him hope for tomorrow.

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Some applications.

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We can also sing praises to the great Shepherd.

Our God is worthy of our love, our faith, our praise and our devotion.

Let us praise Him now!

He is our Great Shepherd!

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