You have searched me Lord and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you , Lord, know it completely. You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain.
As I meditated on these verses today I was reminded once again of the astonishing grace of God. In a way it seems terrifying that a God who is perfect and Holy knows me so thoroughly; all my hopes and dreams, successes and failures, thoughts, fears , regrets and sins. Yet is is surprisingly liberating and freeing to be loved so completely, so eternally by this amazing Lord despite the many unlovable things about me. And He sees and welcomes the good in me too .......the things he has tought me and the gifts he has given me. His grace truly is astonishing and it has taken many years for my needy heart to really believe and learn to live in His love for me. Thank you Lord Please teach me more