Do you ever feel as if God doesn’t know you, doesn’t even see you? That you are just floundering around down here, trying to make this crazy life work?
Well, dear friend, I’m here to tell you that God’s word tells us again and again that God does know us and that He wants to have a relationship with us.
Whatever you may believe about God is yours. I believe He is the Creator and made the earth and all things therein. Which makes it even more phenomenal that He knows us, personally, every one!
He is the God who formed and named the stars. How much more important are we, the people He loves with His life?
“He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.” Psalm 147:4
We must trust that God knows our name.
Then when we “come boldly before the throne” we know that we have the right to be there.
We are not a stranger to God. He formed us, has marked our days, and eagerly waits for us to come to Him.
“So the Lord must wait for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion.” Isaiah 30:18
I find great comfort in knowing that God knows me. He created me exactly the way I’m supposed to be, and I don’t throw Him any surprises. My abilities, my strengths, and the desires of my heart were fashioned by His hand.
The psalmist David said it this way:
“You created my inmost being, you knit me together in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13
And Jeremiah wrote that God told him, “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you.” Jeremiah 1:5
I realize I’m giving you a lot of scripture, but it’s important to know that I’m not just making this up from my gut feelings. God’s written word is an important way that we can know Him. And if God told one person that He knew him while he was in his mother’s womb, it applies to all of us humans. God created us.
You can be confident that God cares about you. God listens to you, He longs for you to love Him and spend time with Him. He will be found by you.
You only need to turn to Him, embrace Him as your heavenly Father. Your Creator. And know that He loves you with an everlasting, unconditional, deep-as-the-ocean love.
And that He has redeemed you and called you by name. Does this realization bring you comfort? Is it hard to realize? Is it tough to wrap your brain around such an impossibility?
Ask God to show you, to burn it deeply within your spirit. Ask for faith, wisdom, the ability to accept God’s amazing love. For He is the One Who gave His life for you, to redeem you, so you can dwell with Him. And be comforted by Him.
He already knows your name and who you are. You are not a stranger to Him.
Just ask Him.
Let me know if I can be of any help to you.
More verses for you:
“Look to the heavens; who created all of these? He who brings out the starry host one by one and calls forth each of them by name. Because of his great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing.” Isaiah 40:26
“Fear not, I have redeemed you, I have called you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1
“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” James 4:8