“Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.”
What a beautiful thing to know that we belong to Jesus! A shepherd’s sheep never have to search for water, find food, or protect themselves from predators. That is the shepherd’s job! When a lion comes to devour the sheep, the shepherd fights him off. When a lamb goes astray, the shepherd goes after it and returns it to safety. The Lord is God. In times of need, doubt, fear, and persecution, I can rest in the knowledge that my God is my shepherd. I am His, and he will take care of me.
"I AM HIS, AND HE WILL TAKE CARE OF ME."
LORD, thank you for protecting me against my enemies. Thank you for calling me to Yourself and making me whole. You are my strength when I am weary. You are my food when I am hungry. You are my peace when I am persecuted. You are my God. You are my shepherd. Lead me to still waters as you restore my soul.