The comforting words of the familiar twenty-third Psalm resound through
the centuries. Written by David in his darkest despair, this song of hope holds
a treasure of God's grace and provision for all believers. David faced a revolution
led by his beloved son Absalom. Forced to flee for his life, he relied on the true
Source of his security and prosperity-- the Lord Jesus Christ. David's journey
through the death-shadowed valley gives us insight into how a mature believer
endures suffering in disaster and triumphs over his enemies. Like David the
believer who pursues Bible doctrine and advances to spiritual maturity will be
rewarded with blessing and prosperity in time and in eternity. "The Lord is the
one who keeps on shepherding me," David wrote, "I cannot and do not lack
Book By R. B. Thieme Jr.
Though you may stumble, you will not fall, for the Lord upholds
you with His hand.