Isaiah 53:6 "6 All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all." John 10:11 "11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep." The "He" and "me" psalm. "The Lord is my shepherd." David speaks of a personal relationship. Not "The Lord is a shepherd"...Each of us who loves Him can say He is MY SHEPHERD. By the authority of His redemptive work, His death and resurrection, we can trust Him and call Him our Shepherd. "I shall not want." What do we need? I am like a sheep! Defenceless. I need safety. Here is ASSURANCE. Our security rests in Him. Heb.6:11 "11 And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:" "He maketh me to lie down in green pastures." We need sufficiency and satisfaction. If sheep are hungry they do not lie down! He is our sufficiency and satisfaction. He is the bread of life, and in Him we will never hunger nor thirst. John 6:35 "35 And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst." "He leads me beside the still waters." We need soul rest. Christ gives it: "Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest" Mt.11:28 "He restores my soul:" In Him our sins are forgiven. Death is defeated. Hos.13:14 "14 I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O ...
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