Today’s Promise

October 11, 2022

Goodness and Mercy Follow You

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Psalm 23:6

God’s Goodness and Mercy

Did you know God’s goodness and mercy are following you right now? No matter where you go, God’s presence is with you today.

In this last verse of this most well-known psalms, David declares that God’s goodness and mercy are always with him.

As David looked back on his life, he saw that God had always been faithful even though he had been unfaithful. God had poured His goodness and unfailing love on him throughout His life. David had times of blatant sin and periods of deep unfaithfulness, yet because of God’s mercy, the Lord never failed to be with him.

This declaration is an Old Testament version of Romans 8:28. God is working all things together for our good.

God’s Abundant Love

God’s goodness is His abundant, loving care for you. God’s goodness brings His blessing and favor into your life. His mercy inclines His heart to relieve your burden and pain.

Because God was so faithful to David in the past, he was confident that God would continue to be there for him. “All the days of my life” is a confession that God has been good in the past and will be good in the future.

You may not think or feel it’s true, but God is pouring out his goodness and commitment love on you right now. Even when you are unfaithful, God’s commitment love works for your good. 

In the future, you will look back at this time and see how God’s blessing, protection, and provision were flowing over you. God’s goodness has followed you throughout your life.

Review God’s Goodness

If you are facing a difficult time, take a moment to review how God has worked in your life in the past. Thank Him for all the times He has provided for your needs and protected you from harm.

Just as David looked back on his life and saw the goodness of God, you will remember God’s blessings over the years. As you do, you will find your faith strengthened, and your hope renewed. 

You will find your fear and worry subside and will join David in saying God’s goodness and mercy follow you all the days of your life.

Look at that promise again.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. – Psalm 23:6

Make these confessions.

  • God’s goodness is flowing over me today.
  • God’s mercy follows me wherever I go.
  • Just as God has blessed and protected me in the past, He will do so in the future.
  • I will not worry or fear because God’s goodness and mercy are following me today.

In Jesus’ name,

Remember God’s goodness and provision in the past when you are discouraged and your faith is shrinking. What He has done before, He will do again for you. His goodness and mercy will follow you throughout your life.

Did you know you can listen to The Daily Promise just about everywhere? The Daily Promise is available on Apple Podcast iHeartRadio, and Spotify. You can listen to The Daily Promise on all Amazon and Google devices. Just say, “Alexa, play The Daily Promise podcast, or “Hey Google, play The Daily Promise Podcast.” Give it a try, and let me know how you are listening.

How has God’s goodness and mercy followed you? (Share your thoughts in the comments below)

Get The Daily Promise Every Day. It’s Free and Easy! Sign up Now.

By signing up, you agree to our Privacy Policy.

Share This Episode


  1. Joseph October 11, 2022 at 3:34 am - Reply

    Praise the living God. God s mercy has been with me and has been with me so far and I believe it won’t leave me. Though humanly I still want to reach some goals on life but hey! it’s been God all the way, the protection,the care, the successes name has been made possible by him till this day.thank you lord for your love.

  2. Sameer October 13, 2022 at 1:42 pm - Reply

    God’s divine Love and mercy has kept me going. He brought my life out of the mess it was in. I am sure God has excellent plans for me forward. Thank You Lord.

Leave A Comment