What A Delightful and Astonishing Thought It Is!

“Since you were precious in My sight – you have been honorable, and I have loved you.” (Isaiah 43:4)

“What marvelous grace is here!

“What a delightful and astonishing thought it is – that such poor, vile, rebellious creatures – should be precious to the infinite, holy, and eternal Jehovah!

“That He should delight in us! (Isaiah 62:4)

“That He should shed His precious blood for us! (1 Peter 1:19)

“That He should work precious faith in us! (2 Peter 1:1)

“That He should make precious promises – to support, supply, and comfort us! (2 Peter 1:4)

“That He should render Christ precious unto us! (1 Peter 2:7)

“That He should indulge us with a knowledge of His thoughts, and make them precious to us! (Psalm 139:17)

“That He should call us His precious children!

“Well may we exclaim with David, ‘What am I – that You should be mindful of me?'”

~ James Smith, Christ Exalted, Saints Comforted, and Sinners Directed

3 thoughts on “What A Delightful and Astonishing Thought It Is!”

  1. This is awesome. Thanks so much for sharing this. That last part is especially humbling. “What am I- That You should be mindful of me?” Christ’s grace is… amazing just doesn’t seem to be the right word, does it?

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