I. FOR REST
Who is the Shepherd in Psalm 23:1? See John 10:11, 14.
What do you think the green pastures represent in v.2? Compare John 21:17 with John 6:35, 63.
What is implied by “lying down” in the green pastures? How can the Shepherd make you lie down in them?
II. FOR REFRESHMENT
Drawing from your personal experience when you are hot, tired, and thirsty, what does water mean to you?
What do the quiet waters represent in v.2? See Jeremiah 2:13; John 4:10, 13-14; and Revelation 7:17.
What practical things will you do to intentionally center down in Jesus in order to maintain a rested, refreshed spirit in this year?