When you grow up in the church, like I did, you become familiar with the wonderful stories of the bible. But there was one huge thing that I overlooked for years…and when it finally stuck, it changed my life forever: God thinks about me…not only that; God deeply loves and wants a relationship with ME.
In Psalms 139:13-18a, we see King David praising God about this same revelation:
You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb.
Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!
Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it.
You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion,
as I was woven together in the dark of the womb.
You saw me before I was born.
Every day of my life was recorded in your book.
Every moment was laid out
before a single day had passed.
How precious are your thoughts about me, -O God.
They cannot be numbered!
I can’t even count them;
they outnumber the grains of sand!
You see, God has had innumerable thoughts about me, even before I was born. And I know that is the same for each of you. Jesus went to the cross to create the path to have a relationship with you. God has been watching and waiting patiently for each one of us to finally come to him. So…Go.
In God’s Love and Grace,