Lenten Devotional for March 4
Save your people, God!
Bless your possession!
Shepherd them and carry them for all time!
Psalm 23 – A psalm of David
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
—King James version
O Christ, our shepherd, guide me through each day. Keep me from straying from the path you set before me. Amen.
Read Psalm 23 several times. Try memorizing it this week maybe in a different translation.
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