In Psalm 139, David is meditating on God’s penetrating knowledge of him, His inescapable presence with Him, and His sovereign purposes for him. In the opening section (vv. 1-6), David meditates on God’s omniscience.
The totality of his life—everything he would ever say, do, think, feel, was not only known by God but had always been known by God, and evaluated by God according to His perfect standards. In the second section (vv. 7-12), David mediates on God’s omnipresence.Read more