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The Lord is my Sheepherder

The Lord is my sheepherder
I want for nothing
He gives me rest in green meadows
He leads me along quiet trout streams
He leads me along the road of righteousness

When I hike through death’s dark glen
I have nothing to fear
For thy presence is with me
Thy staff and thy crook
Brings me comfort and protection

He lays my table with the best of food
In the sight of my enemises
He anoints my head with oil from his own horn
And my cup brims over

And God’s goodness and unfailing love
Shall be mine all the days of my life
And I will dwell in his presence
For ever more and ever more.

© Frank Bartkus, Glasgow, Scotland.

Thanks to Frank Bartkus for sending me his own take on Psalm 23! Frank is a regular listener to Premier Christian Radio and to my Saturday Quiet Time. He is a Christian who loves fishing for trout and hiking in Scotland.

Tony is a Superintendent Methodist Minister, broadcaster and author. He is a radio presenter with Premier Christian Radio and a regular contributor to BBC Radio 2's Pause for Thought (5.45 am). Tony is married with two children and four grandchildren.

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