Psalm 139:1-18

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O LORD, you have searched me
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 know it completely, O LORD.

You hem me in—behind and before;
you have laid your hand upon me.

Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
too lofty for me to attain.

Where can I go from your Spirit?
Where can I flee from your presence?

If I go up to the heavens, you are there;
if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.

If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
if I settle on the far side of the sea,

even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast.

If I say, “Surely the darkness will hide me
and the light become night around me,”

even the darkness will not be dark to you;
the night will shine like the day,
for darkness is as light to you.

For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.

My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place.
When I was woven together in the depths of the earth,

your eyes saw my unformed body.
All the days ordained for me
were written in your book
before one of them came to be.

How precious to me are your thoughts, O God!
How vast is the sum of them!

Were I to count them,
they would outnumber the grains of sand.
When I awake,
I am still with you.

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15 thoughts on “Psalm 139:1-18”

  1. Just reminds me of Just WHAT an Awesome God we do serve. Thank-you for this reminder. May you be Blessed by this share and care.

  2. This is beautiful. I needed to be reminded of how much He knows me and what I need… Thank you, Jonie, and may God bless you!

  3. Amazing. God keeps sending me these words from multiple directions these last few weeks. Trying to imbed them in my heart, I guess. Thank you.

  4. Jonie, honey! Haven’t been here …… you have too many websites to keep up with! lol But I love it 🙂 Be blessed, my love! Thank you for the Scripture 🙂

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