Today’s Promise

May 6, 2024

God Leads You to Quiet Places

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.
Psalm 23:2

With everything happening in the world today, many of our stress levels have gone through the roof. Yet, as our Good Shepherd, God promises a quiet place where we can rest under His watchful care.

A Psalm for Living

This promise is part of one of the most well-known passages of scripture. Although it’s often read at funerals, it is actually a psalm for living. Psalms 23 describes God as our shepherd and we as His sheep.

The Bible often describes us as sheep. Unfortunately, sheep aren’t the smartest of animals. Sheep are very fearful. They are easily spooked and completely defenseless. They need a caring shepherd to watch over them, provide for them, and keep them safe.

The only time sheep will lie down is when they are completely safe and satisfied. Fearful or hungry sheep will never lie down. Even the sound of a running stream can keep a sheep from resting. Only those who have confidence in their shepherd and are well-fed can relax and rest.

A Place of Peace and Rest

God is watching over you today. He is leading you to a place of rest and renewal. You can rest in the quiet, warm, and green pastures of His presence. You can drink from the unlimited stream of the Holy Spirit. In His presence, you can find rest and satisfaction.

Sheep have a relationship with their shepherd. Shepherds lead sheep. The sheep know their shepherd’s voice and trust him. Sheep follow their shepherd. God won’t force you to follow Him; He won’t force you to rest in Him. Instead, you must willingly follow Him to your place of rest and peace.

No matter how hectic your day or how much stress you may be under, you can always retreat to the Lord’s green pastures and calm waters. When you follow Your good shepherd, you find a profound sense of rest and peace in Him. By following the Good Shepherd, you find greater satisfaction and fulfillment amid the chaos around you. Today, He is leading you to your quiet place of rest.

Look at that promise again.

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. – Psalm 23:2

Make these confessions.

  • My Great Shepherd is watching over me today.
  • He is leading me to a place of rest and provision.
  • I trust Him to care for and protect me.
  • He is providing for my every need today.
  • He is leading me to quiet places amid the chaos of life.

In Jesus’ Name,

Today, allow the great shepherd to take you to a place of peace and rest. No matter what you are facing, God promises rest.

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  1. Omer Hughes May 6, 2024 at 5:48 am - Reply

    I find peace in the Lord every day .
    Bless his holy name.πŸ˜‡πŸ™πŸ‘

  2. Karen May 6, 2024 at 6:38 am - Reply

    Yes, definitely I find peace in Lord everyday πŸ™

  3. Girt Hollins May 6, 2024 at 6:51 am - Reply

    The LORD is my Shepherd and I shall not want, he makes me to lie down in green pastor inJesus Christ name. God brought me through the journey
    of my life in Jesus name. Amen πŸ™ πŸ™ I love you my dearest sister mean it ❀️

  4. Kier S May 6, 2024 at 7:39 am - Reply

    Yes, and Psalm 23 is a wonderful passage.

  5. Judith Nadunga May 6, 2024 at 7:59 am - Reply

    I’m resting in the hands of my almighty father I have rest on every side no matter the circumstances surroundings me Amen πŸ™

  6. Collette May 6, 2024 at 3:06 pm - Reply

    I needed this reminder of My Shepherd’s promise today! Thank you! πŸ™πŸ»

  7. Lilly May 6, 2024 at 4:05 pm - Reply

    You are my great shepherd my Lord, I need you every single day of my life. I adore you πŸ™πŸ™πŸ’•

  8. Travis Johnson May 7, 2024 at 11:09 am - Reply

    He restoreth my soul.

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