The 23rd Psalm is a beautiful passage of scripture to use when celebrating communion. It describes in detail what the Good Shepherd does for us. He provides for us, comforts us, heals us, restores us, feeds us, and protects us.
And if that were not enough, He died for us.
Jesus himself declared: "I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep."
That is what we remember at the Lord’s Table-- our Good Shepherd dying on the cross so that we would not only be provided for, comforted, healed, restored, fed, and protected. We would also be forgiven.
SOURCE: SermonCentral Staff. Citation: John 10:11.
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Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
Happiness is being forgiven and appropriating that truth, read the bumper sticker. When I read that quote it made me realize that happiness is continually enhanced through our participation in the truths found in the Lord’s supper. Jesus said, "This is my