It is comforting to know that God knew each of us by name before we ever existed in this earthly realm. Our life is set apart and appointed for purpose and destiny. His plans for us were completed in Him, even before we were formed in our mother’s womb.
We find a wonderful illustration of this fact in John 1:45–51. Philip found Nathanael and informed him, "We have found the man that Moses and the prophets wrote about in the law. He is from Nazareth. His name is Jesus, the son of Joseph. A discouraged Nathanael cynically questioned Philip, "Nazareth! Can anything good come from Nazareth?" Philip answered, "Come and see for yourself."
When Jesus looked upon………