I shall not want. I have no desire for anything.
My desires have been satisfied. I want for nothing.
It’s not just a provision of need, but a restful contentedness in my loving Father’s perfect care of me.
It may be a long, craggy walk to the higher ground, but lush green pastures and still, clear waters wait for me with those same hills providing shelter and safety.
God only takes good care of me. He only loves.
I never need to worry about finding the green grass and still waters.
He leads me there. I never have to worry about how long it will take or losing my way because He is my Shepherd.
He tenderly and expertly cares for His sheep and causes them to know His voice and follow Him.
I have surrendered myself to His care; I have chosen to be one of His flock.
I don’t have to see above the crowd to know which way we are going.
I just have to follow His voice which He makes me to know and follow because I am His.
He has marked me as one of His own. He defends me from one who might try to steal me away because I am marked for Him; He knows me as His own.
I have no need to desire and long after what I do not have because it’s my Shepherd’s good pleasure to give me all I desire.
He taught me what to desire. He put His desire in me, so He’s always pleased to fulfill my desires and always keen to meet my needs without me even making them known.
I don’t have to ask my Shepherd for the green grass and still waters.
He chooses them for me and takes me there without me asking or planning. I just walk with Him.
It’s my joy to walk with Him because He knows my name and calls to me so that I am listening to His voice and keeping close to Him.
I like to stay close so that when He reaches out a hand, I get a warm pat or embrace from Him. The Shepherd loves me.
For what shall I want? Nothing.
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