The Lord is my Shepherd,I shall not be in lack.
The Lord – who is The Lord? Jesus! He is The Lord! He is The Lord over my life! He reign over my life, my health, my marriage, my career!
is present tense! He is our I AM! He is our present help! Who better than Jesus to be The Help! He opens door that no one can! He opens doors instantly that in naturally it is impossible!
Shepherd – what does our Shepherd do? He protects His sheep (me!) from harm, He provides His sheep in abundance!
I shall not be in lack
Wow! “Shall not” is a strong confirmation that we shall not be in lack! We shall be in abundance! Because we have Jesus who provides us abundantly!
He makes me lie down in green pastures…
Wow, he makes me…not I make myself! Is He who do for me! lie down shows REST! In green pastures…what is green pastures to sheep? It means food! Provision!
He restores my soul…
What Jesus restores is never worse than before…it is complete!
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.
Jesus wants our soul to be prosperous !
He leads me in the path of righteousness For His name’s sake.
Jesus is my direction. He is the Way! He leads me…I do not know how to go out and come in, only Jesus can lead me!
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…
shadow cannot do any harm to us…
I will fear no evil For YOU are with me!
Wow! Jesus is with me! Of whom shall I fear? Of what shall I fear?
Jesus is with me, He is my Shield! He is my Provider! I open the door for Jesus to come into my life, all of my situation!
Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me! Wow! Jesus is my Defender!
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies…
Wow! When I am facing my enemies, be it a situation, a problem, Jesus prepared a table for me!
Table was prepared before me…The Lord prepare for me!
You anoint my head with oil …
Oil of gladness! Anointed One anoint me! Wow!!!!
My cup runs over…
Wow! See! Abundance! Provision overflows in ALL areas of my life!
Surely goodness and hesed shall follow me all the days of my life
Surely! Not maybe!
Whose goodness ? Jesus’ goodness! And His hesed! His grace! Shall follow (here it means pursue!) shall pursue me all the days of my life! All! All means all!
And I will dwell in the house of The Lord forever!
dwell means to emphasize, to ponder in thought or writing…
I want to dwell in the house of The Lord! It is the time of our life!