Updated: Mar 16, 2020
I hope that you're doing well and are enjoying the warmer days that God is blessing us with. Spring is right around the corner!
One of my favorite chapters in the Bible is Psalm 139. This chapter is full of encouragement and the assurance of God's love for us. When David wrote these words he was in a dark place in his life, but the thought of God's love for Him was more than enough to carry him through. The first few verses speak of the fact that God knows everything about us. Psalm 139:1-3 says "You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you, Lord, know it completely." Isn't is amazing to know that the God of the universe knows our thoughts and even our intentions. I love how verse 4 explains that He not only knows the words that we speak, but He knows them before we speak them. Imagine just how important and loved you are by God, if He knows the very words that you speak even before you have uttered them. The next several verses beginning in verse 7, relay the knowledge that God knows everywhere we go. The God who created the world and holds everything in balance knows your every move. In verse 7, he says, "Where can I go from your Spirit, where can I flee from your presence?" Sometimes we ask God -"Where are you?" The answer is clear - He's everywhere, but He is also right beside you. David acknowledged that there was no one, high, low, or in between that God didn't know ab