Isaiah 44:2 (CEV)
I am your Creator. You were in my care even before you were born.
This verse brings great encouragement – even if it’s hard to understand that God was caring for me before I existed! The word of God does the work of settling my soul and revealing truth to me. His word contends with the lies because, sadly, when I first read this verse, I started to argue against it. I allowed the pain of the past and my struggles to stir up doubt: what about when that happened, it didn’t seem that You were caring for me then?
But as I deliberately meditated on how God is my Creator, I am reminded that You Father God designed me. You have purpose and intention. That when bad things happen, it doesn’t mean I was a mistake or an accident. I am not an afterthought. I am not forgotten. Far from it. While circumstance, emotions and the work of the enemy would have me doubt You, Your word tells me otherwise: “You were in my care even before you were born”. As I continue to think about this, I imagine Father God saying it to me with a warm smiling voice and a tender look in His eye. I am reminded that You are for me and have all things in control. My heart is at peace again.
Father God, thank you for loving me. Thank you for watching over me and caring for me. I am so thankful that You speak truth to me.
Written by Gab Martin