I awake, and I am still with you. O men of blood, depart from me!20   They speak against you with malicious intent;    your enemies take your name in vain.21   Do I not hate those who hate you, O LORD? How He shaped your bones ("frame") in your prenatal state (139:15) 5. May God continue to bless your ministry. 19   Oh that you would slay the wicked, O God! 13 You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. 13   For you formed my inward parts;    you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.14   I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. How skillfully and well He superintended your formation (139:15) Or where shall I flee from your presence?8   If I ascend to heaven, you are there! (Psalm 139:7). If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there!9   If I take the wings of the morning    and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,10   even there your hand shall lead me,    and your right hand shall hold me.11   If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me,    and the light about me be night,”12   even the darkness is not dark to you;    the night is bright as the day,    for darkness is as light with you. If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! intricately woven in the depths of the earth. Copyright © 2006 by Charles R. Swindoll, Inc. All rights reserved worldwide. You might assume that verse seven is referring to a desire to hide from God due to sin. Pay close attention to several things: 1. Daily Devotional Bible Verse. Try me and know my thoughts!24   And see if there be any grievous way in me,    and lead me in the way everlasting! Remember that Psalm 132 taught us that God does not leave us alone. 15 You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. Psalm 139:7 Fast Freeze. you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. Sign up to receive Chuck Swindoll's Daily Devotional in your inbox seven days a week. Locate that important chapter in your Bible and focus your attention on Psalm 139:13–16. Psalm 139:4 Being Realistic. 139:1 O LORD, you have searched me and known me! 7   Where shall I go from your Spirit? This Psalm assures us of the same truth about the Holy Spirit. And as time passes, we can decide whether we want to go to the next level with a person and eventually open up to them. That is good news! Psalm 139:13-16. He will hold onto us and not let go. How He "knit [you] together" during those nine months (139:13 NIV) 3. 5. Frequently, we come across statements that specifically mention how God designed our anatomy and put us together emotionally. 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. Please note, our website requires JavaScript to be supported. One of the most phenomenal revelations of His workmanship is found in Psalm 139, where we read of how closely and carefully God watched over our being formed while we were still in our mothers' wombs. I will praise and thank the Lord because the Holy Spirit is always with me. True love and acceptance does not come from changing ourselves to become more loveable, for according to Psalm 139, we all already loved just the way we are. Or where shall I flee from your presence? Where shall I go from your Spirit? How He literally created your inner organs (Psalm 139:13) 2. What a great comfort that God’s grip is stronger than mine! There is no darkness in life that is dark enough to prevent God from loving us. Devotional #12 of 53 You are fearfully and wonderfully made. . Your browser does not support JavaScript. 17   How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! 3 You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Psalm 139:5 Devotional. Psalm 139 He Knows Me. When we come to realize that God was and still is "intimately acquainted" with everything about us (as we read in Psalm 139:13), we begin to take our health, especially the way we treat our bodies, far more seriously. If you read it in context, you will see this verse praises God that we cannot hide from Him, even if we try. And do I not loathe those who rise up against you? 4. 3. How He shaped your bones ("frame") in your prenatal state (139:15) I will praise and thank the Lord because the Holy Spirit is always with me. In light of that, it makes good sense for us to become better students of ourselves . Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. Thank you so much for your faithfulness and for your wonderful insight into God's Word. How He personally determined the days of your life (139:16). Psalm 139:23, 24 Sin Saps Us. © 2020 Insight for Living Ministries. Or where shall I flee from your presence? How He "knit [you] together" during those nine months (139:13 NIV) There is no darkness in life that is dark enough to prevent God from loving us. All rights reserved.Site by Ascendio, Swindoll's Living Insights Bible Commentaries. 139:1   O LORD, you have searched me and known me!2   You know when I sit down and when I rise up;    you discern my thoughts from afar.3   You search out my path and my lying down    and are acquainted with all my ways.4   Even before a word is on my tongue,    behold, O LORD, you know it altogether.5   You hem me in, behind and before,    and lay your hand upon me.6   Such knowledge is too wonderful for me;    it is high; I cannot attain it. Psalm 139:24 Check The Compass. On that subject, make a list of three things that you would be wise to stop doing, for the sake of your health: Everything about you is unique, including your abilities, talents, and emotions. And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting! It has been such a blessing to me in my spiritual walk and helped me so much in raising our kids and now with our growing family.