Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Jesus Christ accompanies and protects His church.
- The psalmist uses the image of the shepherd in order to express the care of God for His people.
- The valley of the shadow of death can also be understood as an image for trials.
- Let us trust in Jesus, even when there are many things we do not understand.
- Jesus is present in word and sacrament! He guides His church and leads it into His kingdom.