A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23

Book Overview

“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want …” . Travel the shepherd’s path to the green pastures and cool, refreshing waters of Psalm 23.  As a shepherd, Phillip Keller shares his insights into the life and character of sheep―and of the Good Shepherd who loves and cares for them. This beloved classic will give new meaning to the ageless Shepherd Psalm, enriching your trust in and love for the Lord who watches closely over you.

Favorite Quotes

  1. I belong to Him simply because He deliberately chose to create me as the object of His own affection (5).
  2. “The Lord is my Shepherd – I shall not want.”  I am completely satisfied with His management of my life (18).
  3. There is nothing like Christ’s presence to dispel the fear, the panic, the terror of the unknown (26).
  4. There is such a thing as the discipline of poverty and privation which can be self-imposed to do us worlds of good (56).
  5. God wants us all to move on with Him.  He wants us to walk with Him.  He wants it not only for our welfare but for the benefit of others as well as His own dear reputation (72).
  6. It is not always apparent to us what tremendous personal cost it has been for Christ to prepare the table for His own (107).
  7. In the Christian life, most of our contamination by the world, by sin, by that which would defile and disease us spiritually comes through our minds (117).
  8. What more does he care about?  Goodness and mercy will be the treatment he receives from his master’s expert, loving hands (126).
  9. By the contentment and serenity of our lives we should show what a distinct advantage it is to be a member of His “household,” of His flock (137).