Does God Notice Me? – Word of the Week

Edition #39

Week 39

Psalm 139:15
“My frame was not hidden from You when I was being formed in secret [and] intricately and curiously wrought [as is embroidered with various colours] in the depths of the earth [a region of darkness and mystery]”

Do you ever wonder if God really notices you? Does he really care?

The devil wants to trap you into thinking you are nothing, that you shouldn’t like yourself or be confident in Christ’s power in you. But don’t let him stop you from discovering your worth and your authority in Christ. It’s time to start realising how special you really are!

The truth is, God does care. The author of Psalm 139 seemed to struggle to put into words how incredibly intricate each of us is and how much God thinks of us. When you think of all the incredible complexities of the human body, it’s a mystery! Every single person on this planet is a work of art, a one-of-a-kind treasure!

Then verse 16 goes on to talk about the destiny God has for each of us.  It says, “Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” We tend to expect so little in life. Meanwhile, the God of the universe wrote a book detailing all the incredible plans he has for you—plans you have the opportunity to choose. That’s how much he thinks of you! In fact, just look at what verse 17 says: “How precious and weighty also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!” (AMPC).

God thinks about you all the time, and his plans for you are all good. You are special, and he loves you so much!  

This word of the week was brought to you from Devoted with Leon.

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You are Wonderful – Word of the Week

Edition #38

Week 39

Psalm 139:14
“I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Marvellous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.”

In our busy, performance and appearance-focused world, we can tend to get our self-worth from all the wrong places, measuring our worth by what we do, who we know, what we look like, and what we have. But that’s not how God measures our worth.

Psalm 139 provides a great window into what God thinks of you. You are his creation. It doesn’t matter if your parents planned for you or not. God values you and he loves what he created!

You have gifts and abilities in you. You are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” All of God’s works are wonderful, so you were a masterful creation from day one, before you even opened your eyes.

You may be struggling today with who you are. You might be questioning your identity and self-worth. Maybe you don’t like some of the choices you’ve made. Maybe you’ve disappointed people in your life, or you just don’t feel confident right now. Despite these struggles, you have infinite worth!

Developing a knowledge of biblical self-worth isn’t a frivolous pursuit. It’s vital! The more knowledge you gain of what you are worth to God, the more you will live out that worth. Your actions will increasingly align with your true self—God’s opinion of you.

To develop a more positive, biblically-based sense of self, start claiming what God’s word says about you. Look yourself in the mirror every day and say: “God says I am fearfully and wonderfully made. He says I am precious and I am loved, and I’m choosing to believe him!”

This word of the week was brought to you from Devoted with Leon.