God Notices The Little Things That We Overlook
By David J. Stewart | September 2017
Proverbs 15:3, “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.”
One of the things that I love the most about God is that He notices everything, even the little things that we don't think about. God remembers the things that we forget, and we forget the things that God remembers. For example: We remember our sins, but God forgets them. Hebrews 10:17, “And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more.” Yet, the Holy Bible teaches that God knows the very number of hairs on our head. Matthew 10:30, “But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” There is nothing that God doesn't see!
One of my dear web visitors who lives in California, wrote to me the other day. He remembered that I was very thirsty after my first neck surgery in 2009. I had totally forgotten about that. I had mentioned it in an article eight years ago. I was so dehydrated while walking in a public place, but had to wait before I could find some water. In addition, my pain medications dehydrate me a lot and I need to drink lots of water. I love water. My heart was touched that my web visitor had noticed some little, seemingly insignificant thing, that I mentioned many years ago. I love when people noticed things like that, because it shows me that they are paying attention to the little details. God pays attention to the little details.
I listen to Alexander Scourby read the King James Bible regularly. I love the book of Revelation. It is my favorite book, filed with incredibly interesting truths. I heard an amazing Scripture today in Revelation 5:6, “And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.” What does this Bible verse mean? I haven't the foggiest idea! I am not ashamed to admit that there is much more that I don't understand about the Bible than I do understand. Theologians wrangle over its meaning as well. But I do know that the slain Lamb is Jesus, our precious Redeemer, the blessed Son of God.
What I do know is that God likes the number seven for some reason. There are seven days in a week. There are seven notes in a diatonic musical scale. There are seven churches in Asia Minor that God wrote to in Revelation. So whenever I indent an article, I always hit the spacebar seven times. I do it just because God likes the number seven. I do it because it reminds me of my dear God. I don't think there are any special rewards for using seven spaces to indent a new article, but I know God sees little things like that, which is why I do it, to let God know that I am constantly thinking about Him. God is a good God!!! Psalms 145:9, “The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.” I love that God sees everything, even the little things...
Psalms 139:1-6, “O LORD, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether. Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high, I cannot attain unto it.”
Someone has said about the Holy Bible, “When all else fails read the instructions!” Yes Sir, I like that. But wouldn't it be much better if we would read the instructions before all else fails? Yes, of course. Proverb:20:24, “Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?” God created man, and He understands human nature better than we could ever know ourselves. Our great God has given us the gift of His Word to guide, instruct, teach, comfort, rebuke and perfect us.
One of my favorite passages in the Bible is Revelation 3:8, “I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.” I love where God says to the church of Philadelphia, “FOR THOU HAST A LITTLE STRENGTH.” I love that! God sees our lack of strength. He sees our frailty and physical ailments. God sees my constant pain. I couldn't sleep well Friday morning. I have nerve damage in my spinal cord (stenosis, radiculopathy, peripheral neuropathy and cervical disk displacement). The best way I can describe it is the feeling of a menthol strip that you place over your tongue, which produces a cool and hot sensation at the same time. When I am sleeping, it feels as if someone has placed a giant menthol strip over my entire body from neck to toe. It is a very lonely feeling, because no one knows what I am feeling inside. I woke up every hour Friday morning, because of the discomfort, and I was glad to get up in the morning. The discomfort is not as bad during the daytime, when I am able to drink water and walk around (but my arms always feel inflated with air). During the daytime I have to deal with the relentless toothache-like pain in the bony area of the back of my neck.
I have no complaints to God. I am so blessed. I have seen countless people with their legs missing, wheelchair bound. I have seen countless people throughout my life, afflicted by epileptic or diabetic seizures in public, laying on the ground with convulsions. I am so thankful to God that my discomfort and pain are manageable, allowing me to live a normal life. I praise the Lord for what I have. Dr. Jack Hyles (1926-2001) taught me that there are two ways to be rich: 1) Have all you want; or 2) Want all you have. I just want all I have. There is nothing more that I need to be content in life. I have food, clothing, a safe place to sleep, musical instruments and all I need. I hope to remarry one day, but that is not something I need to be happy. Happiness comes from trusting upon the Lord. Psalms 144:15, “Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.” I am happy knowing that the Lord Jesus Christ is my God and Savior. If a person is lonely, miserable and sad in life, nothing can change that from without. There is a God-shaped hole in every human's soul, that ONLY JESUS CHRIST can fill. True lasting joy and peace come from knowing that you name is written in the Lamb's Book of Life in Heaven. That is, knowing that you are born-again, a child of the King!!! Believing in God is not enough, you must place your personal trust in the Son of God, JESUS CHRIST!!!
have to hurt in this world, so we can help other people who hurt.”
—Pastor Danny Castle; from the life-changing sermon, KEEP ON PRAYING (MP3).
Wasted Suffering | Wasted Pain (precious MP3 sermons by Dr. Jack Hyles)
Memorizing People's Names is Important
One of the most important things that we can do is to quickly learn the names of people we meet. When you meet people and don't learn their names, it tells them that they are not important to you. Learning someone's name right away shows them that you care. Caring is the hallmark quality of being a Christian. So when you're in a new group of people, at church or wherever, learn their names quickly, and call them by their name to let them know they matter to you. Little things are important!
Our omnipotent and omniscient God, Who made all the stars in the universe, calls each and every star by its individual name. Psalms 147:4, “He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.” The last I checked, astronomers had guesstimated that there are approximately 200 sextillion stars in the universe. Wow! That's more stars than every grain of sand upon the earth!!! Yet, one grain of sand contains more atoms than all the stars in the universe!!! God is truly incredibly amazing!!! Psalms 145:3, “Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.”
The Inspiration of God's Word is a Big Thing!
I am continually amazed at the little things that some of my web visitors notice and remember. THANK YOU! That tells me someone is listening. It frustrates me that in the face of overwhelming evidence of corruption in today's never-ending rash of corrupt Bible versions, that major theological institutions like Bob Jones University, couldn't care less and are far more interesting in promoting flute playing. Here's a silly video I found this week on YouTube of BJU President Steve Pettit promoting a pennywhistle. To Hell with the inspiration of the King James Bible, right. Pennywhistles are what's really important! Like my humble God, I pay attention to the little things too (which is the Holy Spirit in me). I am just a big sinner with a capital S. I am far from perfect. I have my faults. But shirking off the inspiration of the Holy Bible is not one of them.
Dr. Jack Hyles said it 100% correct in his great MP3 sermon titled “THE REAL BATTLE,” that, “Bob Jones... they make light on the verbal inspiration!” Yes, they sure do, they couldn't care less! Dr. Steve Pettit is more concerning about promoting snobby culture, pennywhistles and lukewarm churches, like the Baptist disgrace down the street from me on Guam (buddies in spiritual crime). Any so-called “man of God” who promotes the Alexandrian Bible PERversions is a spiritual criminal in God's sight. They are misleading, confusing, hurting and victimizing people with satanic Bible PERversions! I'll never shut up about the Devil creeping into the churches and Bible colleges!!! GET RIGHT WITH GOD!!!
God sees the sparrow that has a bad day. Matthew Luke 12:6-7, “Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God? But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.” I saw some sparrows playing this week, as I went walking at sunrise, and I saw a beautiful rainbow spanning from cloud to cloud. I also saw a full rainbow on a different day. God is so awesome!!!!!!! Every time I see a sparrow, I am reminded that God sees what they are doing at all times. God doesn't miss a thing! God sees when I am sad. God sees that I am sad because I have been shunned, rejected and cast away by the Bob Jones Crowd down the street. God sees my broken heart. God sees that I am faithfully standing for the inspiration of the King James Bible, while the shameful pastors down the street from me are cowards, going along to get along with the John MacArthur crowd, more interested in having a good music program than anything. They use, sell and promote the satanic Alexandrian PERversions. The most important job is the one that doesn't get done! BJU has dropped the ball for God, as well as hundreds of other lousy Bible colleges today that promote the Devil's Bible versions!!!
I heard the senior pastor say it with my own two ears. I'm talking about the independent too-much-Fun-and-not-enough-Da-Mental Baptist church down the street from me on Guam. The senior pastor said in 2014, to me and a dozen other people in his office (before they excommunicated me over the King James Bible)... “You can probably find better preaching elsewhere, but our music program is second to none!” WHAT A SHAME!!! That is the ungodly Bob Jones University crowd today. That is their main focus, music and culture, to Hell with the Word of God!!! Don't get mad at me, I'm telling THE TRUTH! I care. I CARE!!! Do you? They don't!!!
Did you know that God cares more about His Word than His own name? It is absolutely true! Psalms 138:2, “I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.” That is because God's Word is His bond! If the Lord's Word is corrupt, then He is corrupt! If God left us helpless to choose from 200 Bible versions, to decipher which one is the genuine McCoy, and He scattered His very pure words in hundreds of contradictory versions, then we have a very confusing, disorderly and horrible failure for a God. My friend, God is NOT THE AUTHOR OF CONFUSION. 1st Corinthians 14:33, “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” There is NO PEACE in the church that has a dozen Bible versions to choose from!!! God only authored ONE BOOK!!!!!!!
And so, I'll struggle alone, cast away as the blacksheep of the church family, because I have unsurprisingly come out against the Devil's religious crowd at Bob Jones University (and their horrible graduates), who downplay and make little of the satanic Alexandrian Bible PERversions, which ALL attack the deity of Jesus Christ!!! Jesus called the apostle Peter “Satan,” when he thought like the Devil (Matthew 16:23). Jesus says today to Bob Jones University and their graduates... GET THEE BEHIND ME SATAN!!!
Knowing that our great God sees every bird that falls from the sky. Knowing that our wonderful God knows the exact number of hairs upon our head. Knowing that our amazing God is kind to the evil and the unthankful (Luke 6:35). Do you think that same omniscient God, thinks it a small matter that there are literally HUNDREDS of English Bible versions today? Do you think that is how God kept His promise in Psalms 12:6-7, to preserve His very pure words unto every generation? By the way, ALL Alexandrian PERversions remove God's promise in Psalms 12:7, which now merely says God preserved His saints. WHAT THEOLOGICAL BASTARDS!!! Does BJU care? Nope! Do their graduates and pastoral friends care? Nope! They're more interested in buying school supplies for poor kids, promoting pennywhistles and conducting religious business seminars for local businessman (i.e., the joke of a church down the street from me). It makes God sick! It makes God vomit! And nit makes me sick too! Revelation 3:15-16, “I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.”
Someone asked the preacher John Wesley why he kept preaching on the topic, “Ye Must Be Born again!” John Wesley rightly replied... “BECAUSE YE MUST BE BORN AGAIN! John 3:3, “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” I'm going to preach against the shallow Bob Jones crowd until Jesus comes back or I go home to glory, because they are HURTING PEOPLE with counterfeit Bible versions!!! Pastor John MacArthur is a Devil, who says children cannot be saved, yet the church down the street from on Guam distributes MacArthurs study materials (all 666 volumes). GET RIGHT WITH GOD!!! I'm going to warn everybody! BEWARE OF JOHN MACARTHUR, who says that Jesus' precious blood is not on the heavenly Mercy Seat!!! Dr. Merrill F. Unger teaches the same garbage. WHAT THEOLOGICAL BASTARDS!!! If you're not upset, you're not paying attention!!! God sees the little things, and this is NO LITTLE THING!
A lot of pastors are mad at me, but I don't care, I AM ON THE LORD'S SIDE (Joshua 24:15). Jesus' NAME IS THE WORD OF GOD (Revelation 19:13). Jesus is the LIVING WORD (John 1:1-3, 14). The Holy Bible is the WRITTEN WORD (2nd Timothy 3:16). We learn about the LIVING WORD by searching the WRITTEN WORD (John 5:39). So if the Devil can corrupt the WRITTEN WORD (the seed, Luke 8:11), then He can corrupt the way you view the LIVING WORD!!! Any child can grasp what I just said, but you have to care first. The Charismatics at CBN see the dangers of the English Standard Version (ESV), what is wrong with Bob Jones University?
God Notices the Little Things That We Overlook
I am a talented person. I praise God for giving me that ability to perform music. I can pick up any musical instrument, learn where the scales are at by ear, and I'll be playing music within minutes. That is a gift from God. If I wanted, I could perform in many public places, but nearly all of them sell alcohol, which I won't support. So I only perform at home. The Lord sees that! God knows that my faith is real. Anything that we do, or don't do, because we are a Christian, reflects our faith in God. If I weren't a Christian, my ministry websites wouldn't be hear. I wouldn't waste my time if I didn't believe that Heaven is real, that God will reward my diligent labors since 2002 online, and that Jesus Christ is risen and alive evermore! HAVE FAITH IN GOD!!!
When I go to the store, I almost always bring an empty cart with me in from the parking lot. I mean, I'm going that way anyway, right? Albeit, I wouldn't care enough to do that if I weren't a Christian. I care because I am saved. I care because Jesus lives in me. Because He lives, I can face tomorrow!!! GOD SEES EVERYTHING!!!
Our text verse is verse simple, and often overlooked. They eyes of the Lord behold the evil, “AND THE GOOD.” Proverbs 15:3, “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.” God sees all the little things that we do for Him, which we tend to miss and overlook. There are many days when I don't feel like working on my website, but I do it anyway, because it needs to be done. God sees that! There are people around the world who need my Christian help. Numerous people have referred to me as their “pastor” (and I love you guys with all my heart). They know I care, and that I love them in the Lord, which is why they hear me out. There are times when I am in much bodily pain, like now, and it is difficult to think straight to work, but I do it anyway, because it needs to be done (thank you for enduring my oft typos). Don't hesitate to let me know about typos, I will fix them. The Lord's work is the most important work in the world. I am a missionary to cyberspace. Colossians 4:17, “Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.” I believe God put it in my heart to start and maintain this ministry. Philippians 2:13, “For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.” Thank you Lord!!!
God sees everything that we do. He never sleeps. God never takes a break. He never needs a vacation, nor does He need to rest. Nothing ever occurs to God. In eternity there won't be any need for courtroom jurors, because God is omniscient (He knows all). Proverbs 24:12, “If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?” No one can fool God. He is the keeper of every man's soul. The Lord knows who is sincere, and who is not, in their ministry labors. God sees our motives.
Not too long ago I stopped around the corner from the Baptist church I've been infrequently attending, to fill my tank with gas. A local young man asked if I had a light for his cigarette. I told him that I don't smoke, but I handed him $5 to go buy a lighter. I also gave him a Gospel of John and invited him to the church sometime. Perhaps you ask why I would give someone money to help them smoke? I gave him the money because God loves him, and so do I in the Lord. He's going to get a light one way or the other. I used the opportunity to show that young man that God loves him, and I was not judging him, and I hoped he would stop by the church sometime. That's God's unconditional love.
Betraying the Truth is No Trifle Matter to God
Due to my health problems, I cannot attend the church as much as I would like (it's about an hours drive for me), and the Bob Jones University pastors (in the 700 member independent Baptist church down the street from me five minutes away) kicked me out in 2014 over the King James Bible (they use, sell and promote the Devil's Alexandrian PERversions). I've humbly requested three times if I could return, since it is close to me, just to listen to the sermons, but they have cold-heartedly shunned me away in writing. That's Bob Jones University graduates today! So I'm in a bind as far as attending church as much as I'd like. God sees that I am trying; and the Lord also sees that a group of wicked pastors, five minutes away from me, won't even let me attend church, because they are holding a grudge against me. James 5:9, “Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before the door.” I would NEVER tell someone that they cannot come to church. I gave them my word earlier in 2017 that I would not cause any trouble, and keep my opinions to myself, just so I could be around other Christians and benefit from the sermons, but they couldn't care less and have fed me to the wolves. I'm outside the gate with Jesus!!!
In hindsight, I guess they've done me a favor, lest I be influenced by their apostasy. I'm betwixt contending alone for the Christian faith, and wanting to fellowship with other local believers on Guam, but it hasn't worked out, because truth and error don't make good friends. I am telling THE TRUTH, and the Bob Jones University crowd are spreading their satanic error on Guam, polluting the islands with the Easy To Read Version (ERV), which literally teaches in Mark 1:15 that you have to “CHANGE YOUR HEARTS AND LIVES” to be saved!!! I am upset at the Devil, and Bob Jones University for pulling on the same rope as the Devil. And now, tragically, the very Bible college that I graduated from in 1993, Hyles-Anderson College (because First Baptist Church of Hammond has forsook the battle), has dropped out of the battle for God's Word since 2008. What is wrong with most everyone today? Where are the 7,000 who have not bowed their knee to Baal? Listen to Dr. Jack Hyles himself in his 1998 excellent MP3 sermon titled, “It's Time To Come Out Of The Closet!” Was Dr. Al Lacy a nut? Was Dr. Hyles a senile old man? What is wrong with Baptists today? FIGHT! JUMP OFF IN THE DEEP END!!! JOIN THE BATTLE!!! GOD IS WATCHING!!!!!!!
Proverbs 15:3, “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.”
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