“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” – Psalm 139:14
For years I have looked at the verse and wondered, what does fearfully mean, people will quote this verse to me and share you are worthy, loved and enough. Awesome! Great! But what does that mean? What is the Lord speaking over us?
The God of the universe, the one who created the sun and the stars, He created a being in which He respected and set apart. This is what fearfully means. We are distinguished among all of His work, for His Glory, created in His image. We are unique.
“Unique means “without equal or rival.” Our Father God stands alone without rival, so we shouldn’t be surprised that in His eyes we are [people] without rival, which eliminates every reason that we should ever compete with one another.” – Lisa Bevere
But if we are not pursuing humility in all of this, pride will overrule everything. Pride wants glory for the self, building up who we are and not who God is and what He has done for us.
Keep your eyes on the Creator. Repent of self – glorification. Set yourself free.