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Insight for Today

Written by Chuck Swindoll, these encouraging devotional thoughts are published seven days per week.

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Open before the Lord

If you are confident that God really loves you, you will neither doubt nor drift in your response. Instead, you will find great delight in pleasing Him. There is nothing quite like love to motivate us from within.

The Shepherd Provides Abundantly

As David's song of the sheep concludes, he suddenly drops the analogy to consider his own experience of God, both as a simple man in need of a Saviour and as a king in need of divine guidance.

The Shepherd Restores

As a former shepherd keeping watch over flocks in the wilderness, the composer of Psalm 23 understood the nature of sheep, including their bad habit of wandering.

In the Shepherd's Care

Like many of the songs found in the Bible, Psalm 23 states its case in the first verse and simply verifies it in the remainder of the song. The key thought is this: Because the Lord is my Shepherd, I shall lack nothing! No uncertainty should frighten me.

The Woeful Song of Frightened Sheep

All have endured the daily grind of uncertainty. When the trials of life push us to the limit and our hearts are heaviest, this magnificent "Psalm of the Shepherd" offers comfort and assurance, especially for those who lack the secure feeling of God's perpetual presence.

Listening with Retuned Ears

Stay in the Word this week, my friend. Claim His blessings—dare Him to fulfil His promises. The "words of your mouth" and "meditation of your heart" will take on a whole new pattern of godliness and power.

God's Incomparable Word

As David considers the impact of God's written communication in the second section of Psalm 19, he's prompted to appraise the value of Scripture.

God Is Not Silent

While the Lord isn't likely to speak audibly to you, He is not silent! He has said—and continues to say—more than we can absorb and apply.