Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Psalm 139

I am just so touched this morning...I love Psalm 139 because when I read it...I am reassured of just how much God loves me. I love the version from the Message:
God, investigate my life; get all the facts first hand. I'm an open book to you; even from a distance, You know what I'm thinking. You know when I leave and when I get back; I'm never out of Your sight. You know everythink I'm going to say before I start the first sentence. I look behind me and You're there, then up ahead and You're there too - your reassuring presence, coming and going. This is too much, too wonderful - I can't take it all in!
Is there any place I can go to avoid Your Spirit? To be out of Your sight? If I climb to the sky, You're there! If I go underground, You're there! If I flew on morning's wings to the far western horizon, You'd find me in a minute - You are always there waiting! Then I said to myself, "Oh, He even sees me in the dark! At night I'm immersed in the light!" It's a fact: darkness isn't dark to You; night and day, darkness and light, they're all the same to You.
Oh yes, You shaped me first inside, then out; You formed me in my mother's womb. I thank You, High God - You're breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration - what a creation! You know me inside and out, You know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something. Like an open book, You watched me grow from conception to birth; all the stages of my life were spread out before You, the days of my life all prepared before I'd even lived one day. Your thoughts - how rare, how beautiful! God I'll never comprehend them! You couldn't even begin to count them - any more than I could count the sand of the sea.
Oh, let me rise in the morning and live always with You! Investigate my life, O God, find out everything about me; Cross-examine and test me, get a clear picture of what I'm about; See for Yourself whether I've done anything wrong - then guide me on the road to eternal life.

Wow! It always takes my breath away when I realise how much He loves me and how well He knows me...


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  2. This is one of my favorite scriptures. Thanks so much for sharing it!(I deleted my post because I wanted to know what version this was from and then saw it said the Message)

  3. thank you so much for reminding us that God know EVERYTHING!
    thanks for stopping by my blog.


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