Monday, September 08, 2008

Surely Goodness & Mercy Shall Follow Me...

Here is a devotion from Love Worth Finding Ministries for today.
“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.”
Psalm 23:6

Goodness and mercy will pursue you all the days of your life. That’s what the word “follow” literally means in Psalm 23:6 — to pursue. Jesus pursued you with His call of salvation, and He will continue to pursue you. His goodness and mercy are like two sheep dogs that follow the flock to assure that there is safe journey to the Shepherd’s final destination. How many times have you questioned God’s provision in your life and wondered if He really cared for you? Well, there's no question here. It says surely, not hopefully. Yes, you and I will stumble, but He will pick us up.

1 comment:

Elizabeth Ellen Moore said...

I have always loved this verse, so thank you for sharing the devotion on it. I still remember an illustration my dad did once with it. He had two kids (who he nicknamed Goodness and Mercy) follow him around as he walked around the house. They were like two faithful little dogs. It made the verse come alive for me, and I can't separate the verse from the story anymore!