Personalized Psalm 139

This is a personalized version of Psalm 139.  Instead of David talking to God, I switched the text to read as if God was speaking it to you.  Insert your name in the text, and read about intimacy God has in your life and in creating you.

Dear ______,

I have searched you and I know you

I know when you sit and when you rise.

I perceive your thoughts from afar.

I discern your going out and your lying down.

I am familiar with all your ways.

Before a word is on your tongue,

I know it completely

I hem you in-behind & before;

I have laid my hand upon you.

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

Where can you go from my Spirit?

Where can you flee from my presence?

If you go up to the heavens, I am there;

If you make your bed in the depths, I am there.

If you rise on the wings of the dawn,

If you settle on the far side of the sea,

Even there my hand will guide you,

My right hand will hold you fast.

If you say, “Surely the darkness will hide me

And the light will become dark around me,”

Even the darkness will not be dark to me;

The night will shine like the day,

For darkness is as light to me

For I created your inmost being;

I knit you together in your mother’s womb.

You shall praise me because you are fearfully and wonderfully made;

My works are wonderful,

I pray you know that full well.

Your frame was not hidden from me when you were made in the secret place.

When you were woven together in the depths of the earth, my eyes saw our unformed body.

All the days ordained for you were written in my book before one of them came to be.

How precious to you should be my thoughts,

How vast is the sum of them.

If you were to count them,

They would outnumber the grains of sand.

When you away, I am still with you.

If you are willing, I will search you.

I know your heart.

Let me test you, I already know your anxious thoughts.

I will see if there is any offensive way in you,

And I will lead you in the way everlasting.

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