TRUSTING THE SHEPHERD: Insights from Psalm 23 by Haddon W. Robinson focuses on Psalm 23. This book review was written by Hank Griffith of South Suburban Evangelical Free Church in Apple Valley, Minnesota. This book is good for anyone, but people who are going though deep waters could really benefit.
The back cover of Trusting the Shepherd: Insights from Psalm 23 provides an accurate description of this short book: “Countless generations – including ours – have turned to Psalm 23 for comfort during times of trouble. Its brief six verses offer words of compassion, hope, and encouragement that never wear out. ‘Though this little psalm was written in a different time and place,’ says Robinson, ‘its lessons are as up to-date as the 21st century.’
“These ancient words, with their imagery drawn from the life and heart of David, the shepherd-king, offer incomparable hope in a complex world.
“‘Trusting the Shepherd may seem easy,’ says Robinson, as he ponders this well-loved psalm. ‘But anyone who tries it finds that life makes it hard to do.’ David, who himself lived life-to-the-hilt, offers his own resounding testimony about… (CONTINUE READING)