Psa 48:14 - For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.
- Psalm 73:24 – “Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.”
- Psalm 23:4 – “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”
- Psalm 31:3 – “For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me.”
- Isaiah 58:11 – “And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.”
- Psalm 25:9 – “The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.”
- Psalm 78:52 – “But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.”
These verses express the enduring guidance of God throughout life and even in the face of death, reinforcing the commitment that God is with His people forever.
Personalizing The Above As Christian Affirmations
- I am always in the presence of the Lord.
- The Lord is my God now and forever.
- God will guide me all the way to my life’s end.
- The Lord will guide me with wise advice.
- God will eventually welcome me into glory.
- Even when I walk through the darkest times, I will not be scared.
- The Lord is right beside me, offering comfort and support.
- The Lord is my solid rock and my protection.
- For His honor, He will lead and guide me.
- The Lord will always guide me.
- God will give me strength and sustain me even in tough times.
- I will be refreshed and flourish like a well-watered garden.
- The Lord will show me the right way to live.
- God will teach me His paths because I am humble.
- The Lord leads me with care, as a shepherd leads a flock.
Thou Shalt Guide Me with Thy Counsel
Psalm 73:24 - "Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory."
“Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel“: This phrase expresses a trust in God’s guidance. The speaker believes that God will provide wise advice and direction.
“and afterward receive me to glory“: Here, the speaker is expressing a hope and belief that after their life on Earth, God will welcome them into a glorious afterlife.
I Will Fear No Evil: for Thou Art with Me
Psalm 23:4 - "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me."
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death”: This part of the verse describes a person walking through a very dark or difficult situation, which is like being in the shadow of death.
“I will fear no evil”: Here, the person is saying they won’t be scared, even though they are in a dangerous place.
“for thou art with me”: This phrase means that the person feels God is with them, giving them comfort.
“thy rod and thy staff they comfort me”: A rod and a staff are tools a shepherd uses to guide and protect sheep. The person feels protected and guided by God, just like sheep by a shepherd.
For Thou Art My Rock and My Fortress; Therefore for Thy Name’s Sake Lead Me, and Guide Me
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Psalm 31:3 - "For thou art my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name's sake lead me, and guide me."
- “rock“: This symbolizes strength and permanence. It represents something that is solid and reliable.
- “fortress“: A fortress is a place of safety and protection. It suggests that God is a safe place to turn to in times of trouble.
- “name’s sake“: Acting for one’s name’s sake means doing something to uphold one’s reputation. Here, it implies that God leads and guides people to uphold His own reputation of faithfulness and protection.
- “lead me, and guide me“: This is asking for direction. It’s like saying, “Show me the way I should go.” It reflects trust in God to provide the right path.
The LORD Shall Guide Thee Continually, and Satisfy Thy Soul
Isaiah 58:11 - "And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not."
“And the LORD shall guide thee continually“: This phrase assures that God will provide constant guidance.
“satisfy thy soul in drought“: Here, it means God will give comfort and fulfillment even during tough, dry times.
“make fat thy bones“: This is a way to say that God will give strength and vitality.
“thou shalt be like a watered garden“: This image suggests that under God’s care, one will flourish and grow.
“like a spring of water, whose waters fail not“: This represents a never-ending supply of what is needed to thrive, symbolizing continual sustenance and refreshment.
The Meek Will He Guide in Judgment: and the Meek Will He Teach His Way
Psalm 25:9 - "The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way."
“The meek will he guide in judgment”: This phrase means that those who are humble and patient are led by God when they make decisions. It suggests that meekness is valued and rewarded with guidance.
“and the meek will he teach his way”: This part tells us that God will show humble people the path they should follow in life. It implies that being teachable and gentle opens up opportunities to learn from God’s wisdom.
God Guided Them in the Wilderness Like a Flock
Psalm 78:52 - "But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock."
“like sheep“: This simile compares the Israelites to sheep. It suggests that the Israelites followed God’s guidance passively and trustingly, just as sheep follow their shepherd.
“guided them in the wilderness“: This phrase tells us that God led the Israelites through a difficult and confusing place. The wilderness represents a place where it’s easy to get lost, yet God provided direction.
“like a flock“: Again, this simile reinforces the idea that God took care of the Israelites collectively, as a shepherd cares for the entire flock. It implies protection, guidance, and oversight.
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