These seven little shorebirds complete my second piece of work for the trilogy I am painting based on the Scripture Psalm 23.
VS. 6 - Surely your goodness and love will follow me
all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Mercy is the covenant-word rendered 'steadfast love' elsewhere…Together with goodness it suggests the steady kindness and support that one can count on in the family or between firm friends." (Kidner)
"We are well escorted, with a Shepherd in front and these twin angels behind!" (Meyer)
“These twin guardian angels will always be with me at my back and my beck. Just as when great princes go abroad they must not go unattended, so it is with the believer." (Spurgeon)
"In the Old Testament world, to eat and drink at someone's table created a bond of mutual loyalty, and could be the culminated token of a covenant…So to be God's guest is to be more than a acquaintance, invited for a day. It is to live with Him." (Kidner)
"While I am here I will be a child at home with my God; the whole world shall be his house to me; and when I ascend into