In this message, Pastor David Lindell shares a strengthening sermon titled, “The Lord is my Shepherd.” Join us as we read God’s Word and draw powerful principles about God’s character and love for us from Psalm 23. Our prayer is that this message would encourage your heart and remind you of God’s infinite power and personal care for you.
The Lord is my Shepherd
Psalm 23:1a ESV
The LORD is my shepherd
2 Chronicles 6:18–19 NLT
“But will God really live on earth among people? Why, even the highest heavens cannot contain you. How much less this Temple I have built! Nevertheless, listen to my prayer and my plea, O LORD my God. Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is making to you.
Isaiah 57:15 ESV
For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of the contrite.
Infinite Supply and Personal Provision
Psalm 23:1 ESV
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.
Psalm 84:11 NLT
For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory. The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.
Infinite Perspective and Personal Care
Psalm 23:2 ESV
He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
1 Peter 5:7 NIV
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
Psalm 29:11 NIV
The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
Infinite Power and Personal Touch
Psalm 23:3a ESV
He restores my soul.
Infinite Worth and Personal Guidance
Psalm 23:3b ESV
He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Infinite Presence and Personal Closeness
Psalm 23:4 ESV
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
James 4:8a ESV
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.
John 10:11 ESV
I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.