Her house looks like it belongs in a Pottery Barn catalog. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. you discern my thoughts from afar. Let your co-worker who may not look or think like you know they matter. The Psalmist, David, beautifully describes my heart! Jeremiah 1:7-8 – Confidence in Our Calling. If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! Even before there is a ⌊single⌋ word on my tongue, you know all about it, Lord. He is everywhere; even the darkness is not dark to the Lord. (2) You know when I sit down and when I rise up;    you discern my thoughts from afar. It's just not the way I work I guess. Such knowledge is beyond my grasp. How vast is the sum of them! I struggled with a low self-esteem. God saw my unformed substance. It feels a little ridiculous as I sit down to think about what to write and tiredness is what I always gravitate towards as I try to encourage others. My wife recalls a time in her childhood when she imagined herself as a character in a storybook being read by someone greater than herself. 20 They speak against you with malicious intent;your enemies take your name in vain!21 Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD?And do I not loathe those who rise up against you?22 I hate them with complete hatred;I count them my enemies.23 Search me, O God, and know my heart!Try me and know my thoughts!24 And see if there be any grievous way in me,and lead me in the way everlasting!Psalm 139, NKJV. If not, why are you scared to do so? And as time passes, we can decide whether we want to go to the next level with a person and eventually open up to them. It’s so easy to look at other moms and think that they are doing such a better job of being a mom. Where shall I go from your Spirit? (8) If I ascend to heaven, you are there! We don’t tell him to look deep down in our heart and see if there is anything within us that to change. when as yet there was none of them. Liz tossed her pencil and sketchbook aside and scowled into the mirror. Sharing what we do (and why we do it) relating to the children's catechism and the Bible as well as a healthy dose of encouragement for moms. It is very obvious from this passage that God knows all things and is everywhere. O Lord, you have examined me, and you know me. Daily Devotion – Psalm 73:28 – God’s Presence Is My Good. July 14, 2013 at 11:12 am. Our limitations remind us that we so desperately need Jesus. The concept of God being all-knowing—omniscient—can be assuring and scary. Nothing was hidden from you when you created me in the depths of the earth. If we remember that God ordained these things for us, remember that He knows what we would be doing on a specific Tuesday morning, and remember that He is with us and using those very tasks for our sanctification, it can help us put it in perspective and draw us closer to Him. 5 Questions To Ask Your Spouse Every Week. Let this be a devotional or encouragement for you as you read through Psalm 139 and see how the word of God applies to you specifically. O Lord, you have examined me, and you know me. You watch me when I travel and when I rest. Text size: Small; Medium; Large; Email; Share; Print; Comment; Tweet. Your workmanship is marvelous – how well I know it.” – Psalm 139:14 (NLT) Most of my teenage years were spent feeling bad about myself. Sign up today for free daily devotions right in your inbox. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. God Knit Us Together. If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! [vss 7-12], For the choir director; a psalm by David. We forget that Jesus already knows what is in our hearts (John 2:23). Psalm 139 gives us great insight into the relationship King David enjoyed with God and how well he understood who God was. - Psalm 139 {originally a baby shower devotional}, Free Online (Video) Bible Studies for Spring 2020, Five Recommended Books (on five different subjects) To Read During Your Quarantine, 4 Ways Children Can Help With Hospitality (Guest Post), Mother’s Day Cards and What You Need to Remember This Weekend, 40 Essential Scripture Passages in a Pretty Free Printable - Plus Some Tips on Memorizing Bible Verses, How to Write a Christ-Centered Baby Shower Devotional (Including Tips and Things You Want To Remember), Mothering is Hard Work but Good Work (Originally A Baby Shower Devotional). Daily Devotion – Psalm 139 – You Know Me. As I look out my window this morning, dark clouds are hovering low in the eastern sky as a cold wind rustles in the leafless trees. Tags: Psalm. and your right hand shall hold me. When life gets difficult, when I feel my life devoid of any good struggling to go on through the day, the last words of Psalm 73 breathe fresh hope and help me shift my perspective: “But as for me, God’s presence is my good.”, Your email address will not be published. (2) You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.