Fearfully and wonderfully made

I use the Bible app, and tonight’s verse is one of my very favorites:

“You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it.”

‭‭Psalms‬ ‭139:13-14‬ ‭NLT‬‬


It really captures the miracle that is the human body, and the intention and love that goes into each part that He makes on each person. You are beautiful and perfect in the most lovely, intentional way. Your body is how God made it. He loves you just the way you are. How beautiful an idea, and how hard it is to grasp. I think, especially for women in our society, we lose sight of the utter perfection of our physical bodies, and instead focus on what we think is wrong. Oh, I am so guilty of this! I spend tile criticizing and even, dare I say it, hating so many of my “beautifully complex” parts. I don’t think of it as an insult to God, but didn’t he make me exactly the way He wanted me? Shouldn’t I celebrate that?

I hope that you, reading this verse, feel the majesty of your own physical body. It was indeed fearfully and wonderfully made. You are perfect just the way you are.

This entry was posted in Faith, self, weight and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s