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23 Lessons from Psalm 23

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1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4 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. 5Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. 6 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.

 Introduction
     For the month of March, I plan to take a diversion from going through the psalms and take a new look at an old beloved psalm, the 23rd psalm, also known as the Shepherd's psalm. I will resume, Lord willing, the devotionals from all the psalms in April, continuing with the "do not destroy" psalms of Ps.57, Ps.58, and Ps.59. 
     David's most famous psalm i…