Eze 34:15 I will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord GOD.
Under the divine shepherdry saints are fed to the full. Theirs is not
a windy, unsatisfying mess of mere human "thought," but the LORD feeds
them upon the solid, substantial truth of divine revelation.
real nutriment for the soul in Scripture brought home to the heart by
the Holy Spirit.
Jesus Himself is the true life-sustaining Food of
believers. Here our Great Shepherd promises that such sacred nourishment
shall be given us by His own self.
If, on the LORD's Day, our earthly
shepherd is empty-handed, the LORD is not.
When filled with holy truth
the mind rests.
Those whom Jehovah feeds are at peace. No dog shall
worry them, no wolf shall devour them, no restless propensities shall
They shall lie down and digest the food which they have
The doctrines of grace are not only sustaining but consoling:
in them we have the means for building up and lying down.
do not give us rest, let us look to the LORD for it.
This day may the
LORD cause us to feed in the pastures of the Word and make us to lie
down in them.
May no folly and no worry but meditation and peace mark