God Sees It

“Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? Luke 15:8 (NAS)

Read Luke 15:8-10, The Parable of the Lost Coin

Just a comment on this parable. My wife has a saying when something goes missing, “God sees it.” The assumption is it’ll turn up. I am more like the woman here. I run through the typical illogical questions one asks like, “where did you leave it?” The other is always, “Think!” I search and re-search. I mentally retrace my steps. It can be debilitating. But it is so satisfying to find something after losing it after such an effort is put forth. I do acknowledge that God saw it the whole time, but does he not give even the most absentminded a brain?

Lest we forget the point, there’s always a “Minor B” miracle involved in the finding of something of value. Here it was equivalent to a day’s wages. In the same fashion, we are of value to God and worth pursuing, worth turning the house upside down to find. There is joy in the house of the Lord today when one sinner changes his or her mind about Him.

Yes, he does see us!

About Rick Reynolds

You'll find me in the far right hand corner of evangelical Christianity. Been studying the Word for 40 years and counting.
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