Trivial Pursuit is probably one of my least favorite board games. Somehow, the questions on popular culture and general knowledge have a way of stumping me and making me look stupid! Yet it has enjoyed much success having sold over a 100 million games in 26 countries and in 17 different languages! I console myself with the thought that the one who wins is simply the one who knows the most trivia!
Today’s verse describes God’s intimate knowledge of us. He knows not only our physical movements but the direction of our thoughts as well. God is so big that the smallest most trivial detail does not get past Him! He knows when, where and why a swallow falls to the ground and He knows just how many hairs are currently on my head. Our powerful God is not only Lord of the universe but also cares about the puny unimportant minutia of our lives. His omniscience is all inclusive.
I find enormous comfort and assurance to know He is intimately involved in the details of my life. Because of His love and grace, I do not have to hide from this knowledge. And His intimate knowledge of me means I can live without fear. I can move confidently through my day, knowing He is there. He knows and He cares, even when it is something so small that has me worried. Rather than get nervous over what could happen, I can trust Him. There is nothing too small for His notice. There is nothing too trivial.
Thank you Lord, that I can come to You over the smallest thing.