How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! Were I to count them, they would out number the grains of sand. When I awake, I am still with you. If only you would slay the wicked, O God! (Psalm 139:17-19 NIV)
Lord, your Word is true
Psalm 139 is a beautiful illustration of our Lord’s love for each one.
- O Lord, you have searched me and you know me. (verse 1)
- Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O Lord. (verse 4)
- For you created my inmost being: you knit me together in my mother’s womb. (verse 13)
- I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (verse 14)
- All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. (verse 16)
Scripture is for all
I love how these verses apply to every person in this universe. How this meets you right where you are. Are you willing to accept as truth? We have a clear picture of perfection we were made and how our purpose has already been ordained before it happens. We follow the Holy Spirit’s nudge in obedience.
Our fast pace world leaves little time for reflection. I know parents have spring sports ending, summer sports beginning, school about to end, summer schedules to make, and careers to focus on. We have homes to clean, laundry to wash, and grass to mow. We continue to think about devastation across our land. Evil continues to spread with actions and voices of hate. They range from terrorist actions to cross looks in the car line. King David ponders – if only you(God) would slay the wicked. Our thoughts exactly.
What are we to do?
What are we to do? We realize how inward thoughts and indifference added together equals invitation of evil. We need to be informed what is happening around us and in our nation.Therefore, we must pause, take a deep breath, and search the Word of God. We will find answers in the Bible. Where does our help come from? Our help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
Be encouraged! I hope this song speaks to you as it does to me.