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Free Psalm 23 Printable

This Psalm 23 Printable was actually written just before my father passed away. We had no way of knowing how close his time truly was. He went to be with the Lord on February 25, 2020.

As many of you know, we're currently walking in a valley as we prepare to tell my father goodbye in the coming weeks, or possibly days. This verse has been on my heart so much through this that I wanted to print it out for my bathroom countertop as a gentle reminder. I decided that I may not be the only one in a valley right now, so I am making this Psalm 23 Printable available to you, as well. It's a simple black and white one...but the words are what I wanted to stand out the most. Download this free Psalm 23 Printable below for your own space. 
Psalm 23 Printable
It's been a very short seven weeks since my father's initial pancreatic cancer diagnosis. Last week, we made the decision as a family (including my dad) to stop chemotherapy and begin hospice. Chemotherapy was much harder than we thought it would be...he was having a lot more bad days than good ones. Moving to hospice has actually been a wonderful decision and the days have become holy and sacred, along with quiet and peaceful. I've been dwelling on the 23rd Psalm a lot during this time. It's brought its own comfort, as well. This was truly just a simple design for me to utilize during this time, but I know I'm not the only one in a tough situation right now. You can download this Psalm 23 Printable below.

Psalm 23 Printable

"The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley,I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
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."
-- Psalm 23

Truly, this is one of my favorite set of Bible verses. When I was young, I remember hearing a woman from my church recite the 23rd Psalm from memory at a gathering. Her voice was so earnest and sweet. Every word carried so much weight that most of us were tearing up at the end of the recitation. From that moment, it became one of my favorite pieces of scripture. And it's carrying me now more than ever as we walk through the last few days with my precious father. I have appreciated all of the love you have sent my way during this sacred time. Continued prayers are so very welcome. 

The 23rd Psalm Printable

Psalm 23 Printable Options

  • This design is available in the following sizes:
    • 5x7"
    • 8x10"
  • This design is available in the following formats:
    • PDF 
      • The PDF formatted designs are easy to print on any home printer. They stay true to size.
      • On the 5x7" PDF designs, the images are two to a letter-sized page. Keep one for yourself and share the other with someone who also appreciates the 23rd Psalm.
      • On the 8x10" PDF design, the image prints onto a letter-sized page, to be trimmed and framed.
    • JPEG
      • These JPEG designs can be easily uploaded to a photo-printing place, just like you would upload and have an image printed.
  • If you run into any copyright issues, please show them this post on your smart phone. You have my complete permission to print one of these for your own personal use. 

Free The Lord is My Shepherd Printable
As you can see from the above photo, the 5x7" version of this design is lovely tucked in just about anywhere as a sweet scripture reminder. Just having scripture in sight always gives me comfort. I hope it does for those who enter my home, as well.

Printing and Using Your Psalm 23 Printable

  • Please note: this Psalm 23 Printable is for personal use only. However, if you do have a small business or shop and would like to carry the physical, printed version of this (no digital sales allowed), you may purchase a commercial license here. 
  • All download links are available below the next image.
  • Save ink and be sure to set your home printer to its black and white setting. Your results will not be compromised in any manner. 
  • This print works best printed onto letter-sized white cardstock.
  • Having printing issues? Be sure to check out my complete post and video tutorial on How to Print a Printable.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. We just lost my husband's dad in December to this terrible Cancer. We had 6 weeks with him before he passed.

  2. I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Prayers for you and your family.

  3. Thank you so much for posting this. I know it must be a difficult time. This is my Dad’s favorite verse as well. A few years ago I found a quilt panel with this verse that I turned into a throw blanket for him. This will be turned in to a gift for him as well. Thank for all the awesome designs you put together. You are a true talent.

  4. You are in my prayers, Kristi. You're handling this with the same grace and compassion you're always showing on here. Your father must have been proud of you for the way you use your powers for good. I'm sure he was a good man and I'm very sorry for your loss.

  5. I am praying for you and your family during this difficult time. May God give you all comfort and peace and sweet times with your dad. Also praying that he will not suffer. Thank you for this printable. One of my sons read the 23rd Psalm at my mother's funeral.

  6. I'm praying for you, Kristi, and your family. Thank you for the 23rd Psalm printable. It's so comforting to think about being sheep with not much intelligence or worries, and the greatest loving Shepherd watching out for us completely -- keeping us from harm, providing for our needs, and allowing us to have peace and rest. What better hands could we be in?

  7. I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for Lord to continue to comfort you and your family in the days ahead.

  8. Donna SeidenstickerMarch 5, 2020 at 6:49 AM

    Thank you for sharing this verse! You have been and will continue to be in my prayers during the days and weeks ahead. God Bless you and your sweet family!

  9. Condolences to you and your family. Sending healing prayers and thoughts. God bless all of you:)

  10. You are absolutely amazing in so many ways. The words you choose are always well thought-out. Your artwork is always beautiful and you choosing to allow us to use them along with such thorough directions and helpful tips is very much appreciated. I hope that you find peace in knowing that your father was greeted by Jesus in heaven and that he is no longer in pain and that he is rejoicing.

  11. I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. My dad battled Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma for nine and a half years. I feel your pain. Thank you for this printable as it is one of my very favorites, also. Amazing grace was another that helped me get through the loss of my dad. Praying for you.

  12. Thank you for sharing a glimpse into you heart as well as sharing your artwork. May you feel the presence of the Shepherd as you walk through this difficult time!

  13. I am so sorry for your loss of your father. I lost mine a few years ago, and know how painful it is. Thank you for sharing this beautiful memory and scripture with us.

  14. Thank you for the beautiful printable! So sorry to hear of your father's passing. Sending prayers for all.

  15. So sorry for your loss. Your words are timely for us too. Beautifully finished. I'm also loving how the passion translation leads this verse: "The Lord is my best friend and my shepherd." The Hebrew there means both! Thankful for the reminder we are not alone.

  16. Kristi, you are grace and love! I wish you quiet beautiful memories of your dad as your family prepares for his journey home. I have a friend who is walking this same path with her husband and I will frame this up and tuck it a basket of love. Sending prayers for you still.

  17. I am so sorry about your dad. I recently list one of my closest friends and in a valley as well. I memorized this passage many moons ago and today it spoke to me like it hasn't before. Thanks for sharing.

  18. My condolences to you and your family for your loss, God bless!

  19. I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. Thank you for sharing these comforting verses.

  20. You are a bright light in a dark world. I'm sure your Dad was so proud of you. My deepest sympathy.

  21. Blessings to you and your family. Losing a parent is certainly life altering. thank you for all the wonderful things you share that uplift us everyday! Many kind regards, Jean

  22. so very sorry for your loss, glad you had the time in the end. My brother passed away of this horrendous disease too, he was barely in his 40;s and it he lasted 4 months. May your love and memories bring you comfort.
    Love the printables as well, thank you.

  23. I'm so sorry for your loss. My Dad went home to be with the Lord 5 weeks ago after battling cancer for 2 years(melanoma). You and your family will be in my prayers.

  24. I am so sorry to hear about your Dad's decline. That must be incredibly difficult for you and the family. Spend these tender moments with him and have what time you have left with him. I am going through a similar situation with my dear mother in law. My husband and I live in Tennessee and she is in Baltimore, MD. She 69 and the first Friday of March was diagnosed in the ER with stage 4 brain and lung cancer. We drove up here immediately to be with her. My poor husband does not have enough leave to stay longer than a week and he drove back home alone last Saturday. I stayed. She needs help getting to and from her many tests and dr appointments and eventually radiation on her brain and possibly radiation and chemo on her lungs. She is so scared and we are scared for her. But she won't go it alone, just as your father will not go it alone either. We've had to have the difficult conversations about her wishes, funeral arrangements, cremation, and settling of her property. That is never easy because you want them to live forever. I will keep you and you Dad and family in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything you need, you let me know. Even if it is just a shoulder to cry on or to vent. -Karen

  25. Prayers continue for you and your family.

  26. So sorry that you and your family are having to go through this dark valley. I pray that the Lord gives you strength and peace. May you find joy and God's presence surrounding you.

  27. Thank you for printable I am using it in our church's ministry in a drug rehab centre. Blessings to you