Scripture for Today: Psalm 139:1-3 “O Lord, You have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar, You scrutinize my path and my lying down, and are intimately acquainted with all my ways.”
Our Tiger loves the outdoors. As there are no fences between our neighbors, he freely roams where he likes. I suppose Tiger cuddles up to our artificial Christmas tree because it reminds him of the tree out front. I never said he was smart!
For years now, Tiger has had a computer chip in his neck. We had the vet insert it with all the information needed in case he is lost. These chips have a special identification number entered into an international data base. It does not hurt Tiger and will last as long as 25 years!
Our verse for today is a beautiful description of God’s perfect and intimate knowledge. Much better than a computer chip that tracks movement, He is aware of every movement and every thought! Such knowledge is hard to imagine! Not only is our God all-knowing, but He cares to take note of our smallest gesture. He not only knows our thoughts but He understands why we think them! Why would He care when I get up from this computer? Why would He care when I worry about getting everything done in a day? Because I belong to Him. Because He loves me.
There is never a time when God is not thinking about me. I know this is true from the number of thoughts He has toward me in verse 17 and 18. They are as innumerable as all the grains of sand in the world. In response, my soul echos the words of the hymn, “What wondrous love is this?”