Psalm 23: Thy Rod and Thy Staff (via Promised Land Ministries)

I’ve been studying the use of the rod and staff in the Bible from the perspective of parenting-God’s parenting of us and our parenting of our kids. I find this blog insightful!

Psalm 23:  Thy Rod and Thy Staff Psalm 23:4b “…thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” (You may read previous discussion on Verse 1, Verse 2, Verse 3, and Verse 4 here.) For a shepherd to do his job well, he would need to carry a minimal load, especially in biblical days when they didn’t have the luxury of power equipment, like technology affords us today.   The rod and the staff were the instruments of choice in the profession.  Each had a very specific function, and b … Read More

via Promised Land Ministries


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  1. Steve, thanks for the ‘like’. I can appreciate the focus of your blog immensely, being the mother of 5 children myself.

    I find, the more I study and learn, that our relationship with God is SO similar to the relationship of a parent and child. It really helps me to focus on that, and how I, as His child, make mistakes. It is through His style of ‘parenting’ that we can learn to parent our own children in the best way. I just wish I had learned these lessons when my oldest, who is now 18, was small. He’s a wonderful Christian young man. But, there are so many things I could have done better.

    God bless you in your endeavor!

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