Summary: In a world where there is a decline of respect towards human life, people can decide who lives and who don’t.

Abortion is allowed in all States and Territories of Australia under certain circumstances and when it is done by a registered doctor. In NSW, a young woman under the age of 16 years may give valid consent to an abortion without her parent or guardian's knowledge. They say that Parental rights only arise when the baby is born. This is simply saying that an unborn child is not considered a human being until he/she is born.

Human life is important to God. It is the pinnacle of God’s design, the zenith of God’s creation, God’s handiwork (Job 14:15) and God’s masterpiece (Eph.2:10). Contrary to prevailing worldview, in Psalm 139:1-6, the Psalmist painted a picture of God who is actively engaged in human lives. A God who is intimately, intricately, and delicately involved in human life. He framed a portrait of God who is present everywhere, a God who is where you are. A God who is actively present in the lives of each individual, young and old alike. He knows all things about you, and is all powerful in making all things work for your good! We see a God who is omnipresent, Omniscient, and omnipotent.

Divine omniscience is too high for humans to understand (vv. 1–4, 6).

David begins his prayer by praising God for his perfect knowledge of him. Nothing about us is hidden from God. He knows all about our ways (v. 3). Verses 2-4 are samples of how well God knew David. The Lord knew every move he made; the two opposites of sitting and rising represent all his actions. (v. 2). God knew not only David’s actions; He also knew his motivations/thoughts (v2). The daily activities of the psalmist were also thoroughly familiar to the Lord. The opposites of going out in the morning and lying down at night represent the whole day’s activities He knows our thoughts before they ever come into our heads (v. 2).

Psalm 44:20-21 says, “If we have forgotten the name of our God or spread our hands in prayer to foreign gods. (v22) God would surely have known it, for he knows the secret of every heart.”

And this God, is the same God who knows you into the tiniest detail of your being. I FIND IT COMFORTING!

V1 - Pastor, do you mean, God sees me when I stay too long in the shower? Or when I stay too long in the toilet because I was checking my FB notifications and I lost track of time? Do you mean God sees me when I cannot figure out what’s wrong with my balance sheet? You mean, God sees me when I cannot figure out my assignment or my school project. God sees me when I am struggling in my algebra subject or my chemistry subject. He saw me too when I stole my friend’s idea for a project, or when I copied someone else’s work and did not give credit to the author. He sees me too if I was fooling myself around so late in the night but told my parents and guardians that I was in my best friend’s house. So God saw me too when I bought a lotto ticket this morning. So, He knew when I pulled out my trust from Him and doubted Him to provide for me and my family into the hand of gambling and lotto. Oh Yes! Je 23:23–24 “Am I a God near at hand,” says the LORD, “And not a God afar off? Can anyone hide himself in secret places, So I shall not see him?” says the LORD; “Do I not fill heaven and earth?” says the LORD.

I have drawn your attention to familiar places in our day to day life not to make you feel guilty or make you feel uncomfortable but to draw your attention to the greatness of our God! Psalm 139:5–6, David’s initial response to this staggering knowledge was that one of wonder and awe! This kind of knowledge was out of David’s control—it was too wonderful for him. In other words, divine omniscience is too high for humans to comprehend.

Don’t be silly to feel ashamed or hide now from God! You will miss the whole beauty of what He intends for you to see. God is everywhere because He is omnipresent! IF you take that away from His very nature, then He will not be God. The Psalmist would not recommend that you do. (v7) Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence? (v8) If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my beds on the depths, you are there. (v9) If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, you are there too. The Psalmist recognize the fact that God scrutinized him to the tiniest detail of his being. “I know exactly who you are; I know everything about you.

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