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10. The Steps of Righteousness: He leads me in the paths of righteousness (v. 3b)

Psalm 23:3b March 11The Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.
2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures;
He leads me beside the still waters.
He restores my soul;
He leads me in the paths of righteousness
For His name’s sake.

Baptist pastor and professor F.B. Meyer referred to Ps. 23 as the psalm of psalms, and that “This psalm speaks in language that the universal heart of man can comprehend. It exercises a spell that can charm away the griefs that bid a bold defiance to philosophy and mirth… It is an oasis in the desert…it is one of the most holy places in the temple of Scripture.”
The Shepherd leads beside the still waters for my soul’s restoration and by the paths of righteousness are for His Name’s sake.
I am born in sin, walking in paths of unrighteousness. Like sheep, I am prone to wander by my very nature. Isa 53:6 says, “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned everyone to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.”
I am born again to walk…