Lesson 5: Psalms: God is David’s Shepherd

Lesson 5: Psalms: God is David’s Shepherd








Dig In to the Bible

  • Read: Psalm 23
  • In This Passage: A man named David, who was once a shepherd, writes a song about how God is like a shepherd. David writes about how God watches over us, leading us beside peaceful streams, staying close beside us when we go through dark valleys, and overflowing our cups with blessings.
  • Bible Point: God watches over us.
  • Summary Verse: “O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me” (Psalm 139:1).

Dig Deeper

  • God watches over us. This psalm talks about various situations kids can identify with: peace, guidance, fearful times, and feeling blessed. Kids will be able to relate to the fact that God is watching over them, no matter how they’re feeling right now.
  • Think About: When you read Psalm 23, which line do you most relate to right now? How have you seen evidence that God watches over you in times like that?

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