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Today's reading: Psalm 23:1-6

Psalm 23 is a cherished and well-known Psalm that is often quoted. It's a favorite because of its comforting and hope-giving message. I can't tell you how many times I've read this psalm, but today the absolutely personal nature of verse 1 touched my heart.

"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want."

I love that this verse is directed to each of us individually ("my" shepherd; "I" shall not want), which lets me know that God sees and is watching over every detail of my life. Thank you, God!!

What does the Lord being "your" shepherd (verse 1) mean to you? Do you believe that God is interested in you? Tami

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The Lord as my Shepherd means to me that He meets all of my needs and more!
I NEED Him! Yes,He is interested in me and everybody!

Tami, I like the personal nature of this whole Psa. 23 and I have put my name where there were pronouns.

Thanks for this thought-provoking and encouraging Bible study!


I have made this psalm my own personal prayer each night.
It reminds me of how blessed I am to belong to him and in his
care through the night. I rest in his peace.

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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