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You cannot be lost in the Crowd

Lost in the crowd

To an intelligent plain man who is saddled with the task of reading the bible through for the very first time, coming across the book of first chronicles chapter one may consider the verses uninteresting and boring to read, because of the long list of names therein, that are not friendly to be pronounced, nor the meaning of each of the names known. 
Such and one after quick reading of the long list of names would by no means likely concludes that; “Maybe the names were meant to show the accuracy or the exact conformity to the truth of the bible, and the authenticity of the historic events etc.;” and he would be right.

However, as he read further the line; our man, if he repudiates or let go of his egos and intellectual pride, allowing the Holy Spirit to influence and interpret further to him may as well come to understand a more deeper truth that is glaring, yet unnoticed to him in his intellectual estate; God knows their names, they were never forgotten, neither were they all lost in the crowd.

I read sometimes ago about an aged minister who was dying. 
A young man who was also a minister came to visit him and he asked: “Do you have any favourite scripture you would like to have me read?” he asked. “Yes” said the old minister, please read the first chapter of first chronicles
It was hard work pronouncing some of the fifty-four verses of genealogies. The old minister listened with eager attention to every name. 
When it was finished, he uttered a fervent Amen. Thank you my son; “that was so comforting”.  “The young man was frankly bewildered and he asked the old minister, “Please tell me, he said, what is so comforting about this tasking chapter?”  “Ah!” said the old minister, “Just to think that God knew them all by name, and never forget any of them,” is so comforting indeed.
And also, as I traveled around the world and hear names of different brethren in different countries (Sometimes, these names are difficult to pronounce), I just wonder how we will remember names in heaven.
Isaiah 49:1, 14-16
1          "Listen, O coastlands, to Me, And take heed, you peoples from afar! The LORD has called Me from the womb; From the matrix of My mother He has made mention of My name.
14        But Zion said, "The LORD has forsaken me, And my Lord has forgotten me."
15        " Can a woman forget her nursing child, And not have compassion on the son of her womb? Surely they may forget, Yet I will not forget you.
16        See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands; Your walls are continually before Me.



Considering the foregoing, comforting therefore is it indeed to know that in the midst of close to 8 billion souls on the planet earth, God knows your name. 
He knows everything concerning you and He can never mistakenly dropped your evidence package at another’s address.

Don’t’ ever think that God has forgotten you or abandoned you due to delay in prayers or anything, He has not.
Keep on trusting God; At the appointed time, your hour of visitation will surely come.

1 Corinthians 2:9
 “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him”.

Conclusively, I write so that you may know that every verse of the bible are not just there, but they are comforting, accurate and reliable,  and you cannot be lost in the Crowd.