Tehillim/Psalm 23 Poem Activity

Tehillim 23 is one of the most famous Tehillim. It has brought comfort for generations to those in troubled times. The image of God taking care of you, as a Shepard takes care of his sheep. In this activity you are going to create a poem based on a situation in which God has taken care of you!

Directions:

  1. Read Tehillim 23 and think of a situation in your own life in which God came to your rescue and brought goodness to a seemingly bad situation.
  2. Create a poem, it can be free verse or have a rhyming scheme, which describes how God came to your rescue and model it after the poetry of Tehillim 23. For example, you could have a verse in your poem like, “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of Death, the despair of losing my close friend…”
  3. When you are finished, post it on Facebook or Instagram and tag us @SparksOfMessiah

Additional Resources:

  1. Learn to pray Tehillim.
  2. Use the Tehillim Chooser app to find Tehillim to pray for your specific situation.

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