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Psalm 23 Lessons for Children

Lesson 1: The Lord Is My Shepherd Overview
Lesson 2: My Sheep Know My Voice
Lesson 3: The Lost Sheep
Lesson 4: The Shepherd and the Gate
Lesson 5: The Sheep and Goats

Introduction to Students 

In the Old Testament, the part of the Bible written before Jesus came to earth, there is a collection of 150 prayer and praise poems called "Psalms." The Psalms were, and still are, used to worship and sing to God. The Twenty-Third Psalm is probably one of the most beloved and read passages of the Psalms. It was written a long time ago by a young man named David, when he was a shepherd. 

Ask, "What is a shepherd?" (A shepherd is someone who takes care of sheep.) God eventually raised David up to become one of the greatest kings in Israel. 

Do you know that the Bible refers to Jesus, our King, as the Good Shepherd? Over the next several lessons we are going to learn how Jesus is the Good Shepherd, and we'll memorize the Twenty-Third Psalm. During each session we will do some fun activities to help us learn about this great Psalm, and how to follow Jesus, our Shepherd.

Song Time Suggestion
Sing, The Lord is My Shepherd (For a fun variation, sing in rounds a cappella. Begin singing softly, and then gradually get louder with each additional round. Listen to the Lord is my Shepherd tune, click here.

The Lord is my Shepherd, I'll walk with Him always
He leads me by still waters, I'll walk with Him always
Always, always, I'll walk with Him always.
Always, always, I'll walk with Him always.

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