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Tuesday, October 14, 2008
His Only Child

"An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others."
-A.W. Tozer

I have been thinking a lot about the way God sees each of us. Imagine keeping track of so many children. I can remember back to the days when I taught pre-school. Whenever we went on an outing, I spent most of my time counting heads. I was terrified of losing one of them. I know the Father has no such fears. He sees each of us - as though we were His only child.

Then there is the matter of prayer. I wonder, at any given moment, just how many of us are talking to Him? Whenever I walk into our large Women's Bible Study, the sound of all those voices talking at once is so confusing. It is impossible to distinguish one voice from all the others speaking at the same time. Not so for the Father. He hears each of our prayers, each of our deepest thoughts, as though we were the only one speaking.

In my darkest hour, I call out Your name
While millions of others are doing the same.
You bend down to listen, and say, "My child come.
I hear you as though you were my only one."

In these days when circumstances seem to overwhelm us, it is such a comfort to know He sees, He hears, He loves - just as though I, just as though you, were His only child.

  posted at 4:30 PM

At 5:26 PM, Blogger Diane@Diane's Place said...

Just as we love all our children equally, God loves us all equally, with no partiality toward any.

Great devotion, Linda.

Hope you're having a great week, my friend. :o)

Love and hugs,


At 7:55 PM, Blogger grammy said...

Great thoughts. You always put a lot of work and love in your post as usual. Thanks

At 10:58 AM, Blogger Susie said...

What comforting thoughts you've shared today my friend..
Hope you're having a wonderful week

At 8:59 PM, Blogger Donnetta (momrn2) said...

It seems our minds have been thinking and processing similar things.

Thanks for sharing these thoughts from a slightly different angle to keep me thinking on such promising truths!

At 4:00 AM, Blogger Linds said...

Wonderful words, Linda. You always make me stop and think.

At 9:57 AM, Blogger Abbasgirl said...

Your post is filled with comfort and peace.


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