Discussions of insights brought about by reading Max Lucado's book "When God Calls Your Name"
You're on the phone and you need to write something down but you don't have any paper handy. You want to make sure you don't forget anything so what do you do? If you're like me, you write it on your hand. I frequently make notes on my hand. It's handy and easy to refer to. I don't forget things I've written on my hand.
Did you know that God has your name written on His hand? He has. It is there in Isaiah 49:16. You are so important to God that He has written your name on His hand.
I don't know what you see when you see a herd of sheep but, generally, for me, I just see sheep. Nothing special about them. Nothing really to set one apart from another.
However, I know, that isn't the case with a shepherd. A shepherd looks at his sheep and sees each one individually. Each one is unique. Each one has it's own personality. Each one has a name.
God is called the Good Shepherd and we are called the sheep of His pasture. Think about that means. God knows