There is a place of rest for the burdened soul who follows the path of the Shepherd. Learn why the staff described in Psalm 23:4 was so important for David and how it can help you.
Naaman made a long pilgrimage to find freedom from his ailment. When he arrived at Elisha’s house, the prophet’s response to Naaman’s request made him angry. From this story of Naaman the Angry Leper, we learn that God is not just in the business of healing our diseases and solving our problems. He also wants to change our characters and make us fit for heaven. Anger should not be our response to God’s will for our lives, but a willingness to follow His instructions. When we do, then we will experience His restoration as we follow the path of peace.
Absalom dethroned King David. The King became an isolated fugitive, running for his safety. We read that the King and his subjects “arrived weary at the Jordan.” In this journey of tears, we see David’s maturity in responding to His trials in a healthy way that teaches us how we can be refreshed in our moments of sorrow.
2020 has indeed been a challenging year for many. The many circumstances have taken a toll on our emotions, come to think of it. We have braved the pandemic’s effects on our world, country, community, and churches. Yet, what has been the effects upon us as Christians? We have been angry, disappointed, discontent, discouraged in many cases, depressed.
How do we make our way out of these feelings? How do we process the challenges we face around us? In this series, we look at two stories in the Old Testament and one in the New, which provide powerful insight and hope for us, who seek to get beyond the negative emotions we face.
Learn how the peace of God can make you thankful in the midst of difficulty this Thanksgiving season. Based on Colossians 3:15
Learn why the rod of God in Psalm 23:4 brings comfort to David during his darkest moments and see that this same tool is also available to you.
The question is never whether we have enemies or not, but rather, how do we deal with them? Learn how by watching this video on Psalm 23:5
This is episode 5 in a series of videos on Psalm 23
In Psalm 23:4 David transitions into a personal experience with God, yet this is the darkest part of the Psalm. Is it possible to get closer to God during our darkest moments? Watch this video to learn more .
In Psalm 23:3, David speaks of restoration. Have you ever wondered why this follows verses 1 and 2 which suggests that all is well with the sheep? The power of this verse is that it shows us how prone we are to walk away from that which is good and that the Shepherd continues to pursue and bring us back to his fold. Learn more by watching this video.
This is video is part 3 of a series on Psalm 23:1-6.
In Psalm 23:2, David reminds us that the Shepherd is the only one who has the power to make the sheep lie down. This scene of restfulness comes when all the sheep’s needs are met due to the Shepherd’s work. Learn the great truth that this lesson teaches about how God takes care of you by watching this video.
This is video is part 2 of a series on Psalm 23:1-6.