God is aware of everything about you. That can be frightening at first, God knowing your every thought and action. He does, yet He continues to keep us in His gaze. David understood that there was no escaping God's vision. David wrote about God's attention to His children in Psalm 139, “You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar.” He knows your thoughts. God knows your habits and what you say. His eye is continually watching over you. That is more than we can comprehend. “Such knowledge is too wonderful for me, too lofty for me to attain” (Psalm 139:6).
8. You Are His Child
When my children were young, I kept a close watch on them, wanting to keep them safe and provide for their needs. They were the objects of my attention. You are God's child, and He watches over you in the same way. “For in Christ Jesus, you are all sons of God, through faith” (Galatians 3:26). He keeps you safe, provides for your needs, gives guidance and wisdom through the Holy Spirit, and loves you with faithful love.
9. He Created You
Before God formed the foundation of the earth, He knew you. He could see every moment of your life before you took your first breath. Psalm 139:13 reminds us, “you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb.” God keeps you as the apple of His eye because He created you, and throughout your life, He is shaping you into a masterpiece. “For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago" (Ephesians 2:10 NLT).
10. You Are His Image
Not only are you created by God, but He also made you in his image. You are created to reflect the glory of God. Is that to say that when God looks at you, He sees himself? Not exactly. What He sees is what you will become. You are being transformed into the image of the One who created you. "And to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness" (Ephesians 4:24).
When you feel like the world is against you, and it seems you are overlooked and possibly forgotten, remember, dear friends, El Roi, the God Who Sees, is watching you. You are the object of His affection and adoration. He remembers you and keeps you "as the apple of His eye."
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