Saturday, November 12, 2016

Words Of Comfort

Psalm Twenty--Three 

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.
Ps. 37:24

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