Have you ever wondered if you really matter to God? If out of all the people in the world, He really notices and cares about you in particular? If you are truly unique and valuable in His eyes?
Guess what??? You DO matter to God! You matter to Him so much that He went to great lengths to pursue you and bring you to Him, willingly giving His very best so that you could be His!
At one point, you were without hope and without God in this world (Eph 2:12). This was not the way God wanted things to be. He so desired a relationship with you that He sent Jesus (who was God in the flesh), specifically to make a way for you to get to know Him. He didn’t spare His own Son, but gave Him up for YOU (Rom 8:32)! He did this not only for the world at large, but also with you in particular in mind! Would He really have done this if you didn’t matter to Him???
Want further proof that you individually matter to God? Check out Ephesians 1:4-5! These verses say that before the world was even created, He chose YOU to be holy and without blame in His eyes (Jesus made this possible at the cross)! They state that God decided in advance to adopt YOU, and make YOU a part of His family! These verses offer proof that God does indeed value you, and care about you specifically, as a individual who has been created in His image (Gen 1:27)!
Know that you DO matter to God. Don’t let anyone ever tell you otherwise! If you ever doubt it, just spend some time in His Word, and you’ll find plenty of proof that it indeed is true!
My name is Emily Hockenhull. I started Called and Created as a way to share the good news of the gospel of God's grace with others. Come join me on the journey!