The “Perfect” Psalm

You’ve probably heard it and read it many times, but have you ever considered how Psalm 23 is the “perfect” psalm?

  • “The LORD is my shepherd”: a perfect shepherd for my soul
  • “I shall not want”: perfect satisfaction
  • “He makes me lie down in green pastures”: perfect rest
  • “He leads me beside still waters”: perfect refreshment
  • “He restores my soul”: perfect restoration
  • “He leads me in paths of righteousness”: perfect guidance down a perfect path
  • “For his name’s sake”: perfect motivation
  • “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil”: perfect protection
  • “For you are with me”: perfect company
  • “Your rod and your staff, they comfort me”: perfect instruction and correction
  • “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies”: perfect provision
  • “You anoint my head with oil”: perfect consecration
  • “My cup overflows”: perfect joy
  • “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life”: perfect care
  • “I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever”: a perfect destiny

Psalm 23, a “perfect” psalm to shape and inspire your walk with God today.

About Jason Hardin

Jason lives in southern Indiana with his wife Shelly and their three daughters. He works with the Charlestown Road church of Christ. Jason has written three books and a variety of workbooks. He’s a fan of photography, baseball, mountains, wildlife, BBQ, banana pudding, and coffee. You can contact him here or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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