In the Palm of His Hand

See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.

(Isaiah 49:16 NIV)

Have you ever written something important on the palm of your hand so you wouldn’t forget about it? Maybe not so much today because we can get our devices to remind us. But today’s Bible verse, which was written thousands of years ago, tells us that God has not forgotten about us; He has our names engraved on the palm of His hand. In fact, just in the preceding few verses, it says:

But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me.”

“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!” (vv.14-15)

While the Israelites were questioning God’s love for them and saying He had forgotten about them, He reminded them that He would never do that.

Your King hasn’t forgotten about you either. He loves you, you matter to Him and He is coming to deliver you from whatever it is that you’re currently going through. He remembers, He cares, Salvation is here!

God has you in the palm of His hand.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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