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Psalm 23:2 He makes me lie down in green pastures and leads me beside still waters.
Lying down in green pastures is a rewarding but risky business. It means regularly leaving the familiar behind and being vulnerable to risks and enemies. It also means trusting the Shepherd and following the commands.
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