keep me as the apple of your eye
Do you know that you are the apple of his eye?
How many times do you dwell on the negative things in your life and forget all the good things?
You are his beautiful creation, and God wants you to know that. When you wake up everyday, you must be fully convinced that despite every drama going on, you are the apple of his eye! He loves you and wants you to be happy and content in him.
David knew how to call on God because he knew that God would hear him and grant him his requests. There was so much chaos going on around him that he asked God to keep him as the apple of his eye-Psalm 17:8
What exactly does that mean?
It means that there is a loving father who looks at us with compassion and has good plans for us. He looks after us, and makes sure that no harm befalls us and carries us when we feel hurt and disappointed. He is always attentive and ready to answer.
Because we are the apple of his eye, we are the reason why he endured the Cross,
The prophet Zechariah reminded God’s people who had returned to Jerusalem after their captivity in Babylon to repent, rebuild the temple, and renew their love for God.
You and I can do the same:
repent, rebuild his temple and renew his love for him.
For thus says the Lord of hosts: “He sent Me after glory, to the nations which plunder you; for he who touches you touches the apple of His eye.