Who Cares about Me?
Does Anyone Care about Me?
, by Emmanuel Higgins
Have you ever felt, that you are all alone with your trials and difficulties? And perhaps God seems so far away.... Does anyone really understand and care? Or am I left alone to live in this cruel world?
Lets take a look into the Bible.
When we feel discouraged can we trust in man for help?
Isn\'t a time coming when all men will for sake us?
So then, if we are gaining strength from man, and they forsake us, we will fall.
But in Hebrews 13:5 the Bible says:
"...for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee."
And though all men should forsake us, even if our closest relatives should forsake us, then the Lord will take us up.
Psalms 27:10 "When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up."
God may still use a brother or sister to encourage us but God is the only one who will never leave us nor forsake us. But does He understand our trials, and does he care about what we go through?
Lets dwell for a moment on the closing scenes of Christ\'s life on this earth....
Behold Him in the garden sweating great drops of blood. A solitary angel is sent from heaven to strengthen the Son of God. Follow Him on His way to the judgment hall, while He is derided, mocked, and insulted by that infuriated mob. Behold Him clothed in that old purple kingly robe. Hear the coarse jest and cruel mocking. See them place upon that noble brow the crown of thorns, and then smite Him with a reed, causing the thorns to penetrate His temples, and the blood to flow from that holy brow. Hear that murderous throng eagerly crying for the blood of the Son of God. He is delivered into their hands, and they lead the noble sufferer away, pale, weak, and fainting, to His crucifixion. He is stretched upon the wooden cross, and the nails are driven through His tender hands and feet. Behold Him hanging upon the cross those dreadful hours of agony until the angels veil their faces from the horrid scene, and the sun hides its light, refusing to behold. Testimonies to the Church vol. 1, p. 240
And as He feels the Father withdrawing His presence He cries out " My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me". Truly all men had forsaken Jesus, his disciples had forsaken Him and now he felt as though the Father had forsaken Him!
Contemplate this and ask yourself, does God understand what how I feel?
In Isaiah 63:9 the Bible says:
"In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and carried them all the days of old."
Does it sound like God doesn\'t care or understand our afflictions?
No! Not at all but the Bible says, that in all our afflictions he is afflicted. That means that whatever we suffer, Jesus is being afflicted with us. He is actually going through it all with us! Shouldn\'t that bring joy to our hearts knowing that our loving saviour is right there beside us every moment of our day!
"Let your mind dwell upon the goodness of God, upon the great love wherewith He has loved us, as evidenced in the work of redemption. If He did not love us, and consider us of value, then this great sacrifice would not have been made. He is beneficent in mercy and in grace. Let your heart and mind be at rest, like a tired child in the arms of its mother. His everlasting arms are beneath you. In all your afflictions Jesus is afflicted. What a privilege it is for you, now afflicted, to find a refuge in Jesus." Upward Look p. 335
Yes God does care for us and He does understand how we feel! And when we are burdened with the cares of this life and feel weak and discouraged, remember these precious Bible promises!
1 Peter 5:6 "Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you."
Psalms 55:22 "Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved."
Psalms 62:8 "Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us."
Deuteronomy 33:27 "The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms"
We know Jesus cares for us because he has suffered even greater than we have! He can be touched with the feelings of our infirmities and was tempted in all points like as we are!
"For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need."
Lets close with these beautiful words:
"Every soul is as fully known to Jesus as if he were the only one for whom the Saviour died. The distress of every one touches His heart. The cry for aid reaches His ear. He came to draw all men unto Himself. He bids them, "Follow me," and His Spirit moves upon their hearts to draw them to come to Him. Many refuse to be drawn. Jesus knows who they are. He also knows who gladly hear His call, and are ready to come under His pastoral care. He says, "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me." He cares for each one as if there were not another on the face of the earth"
(The Desire of Ages, pp. 478-480)
Treasure 3 years ago - November 8, 2020 at 5:19 am
My heart is heavy God help me ?
Cynthia 3 years ago - May 19, 2020 at 1:29 am
There is only one God.
Jacqueline Lang 5 years ago - February 21, 2018 at 3:39 am
I Feel So Not A Part Of Anyone I’m Praying God Will Strengthen Me With A Good Dependable Person We Can Lean On Each Other And Learn More Anout The Trinity. His Words Was Very Helpful??The WORD Tells We Are All Important And GODS Child?
Anonomyous 6 years ago - October 30, 2017 at 4:51 pm
Please forgive me for the last comment i made. i was wrong. I will learn to love others like Jesus loved me!!!
Anonomyous 6 years ago - October 30, 2017 at 11:01 am
I have been banned from various Christian websites because of my foul mouth. No one really wants to hear your problems. I learned that the hard way. The truth is, no one will really care for you (even if they are Christians) you have to fend for yourself.
Now I will not care for anyone else either, becuase I was hurt in a similar fashion and no one really cared for me.
Mike 6 years ago - September 7, 2017 at 2:48 am
I lost all my friends (and they were all mature Christians). No one will understand me. when i talk to the pastor, he will just give his biased opinion just to prove his point. No one understands me and will just judge me (and they are Christians)
Paul 6 years ago - March 25, 2017 at 2:12 am
Thanks I needed that. no one wants to help me I am loosing my sanity.
karen thorpe 6 years ago - February 25, 2017 at 10:05 am
I love the poem hope to read more another day it is late am very tired now so will read more tomorrow.
Aaron Murrihy 7 years ago - November 14, 2016 at 4:27 pm
I was tempted by the Devil everyday for the last 2 years. I spent 2 months in a psychiatric ward. Everyday i thought about killing myself. It wasn't until the last week or so i started to calm down and think abit more clearly. When i got out i didn't feel the same. I felt dead inside, empty, i felt as if the devil had taken my soul. But now i have come to realize that, that is not possible. As Jesus our Savior is far stronger then the Satan. I had lost all hope, i put on 2 stone and lost interest in everything, i felt as if i was destined to go to hell, but then I found Jesus. I have just began on a life long journey of trusting in Jesus. I believe that he Jesus is the truth and the light, I promise myself to always trust in him and NEVER give in to the temptation of Satan. God bless you all. Jesus is KING.
Bob Redoge 7 years ago - October 17, 2016 at 8:14 am
I love you jesus!
Arlene 7 years ago - September 24, 2016 at 6:16 am
I needed that, that word of God is powerful.
Brenda 7 years ago - September 5, 2016 at 7:28 pm
When I think about what Jesus went through for all mankind. I put myself in his place and wondered am I willing to endure the challenges of life of trials and tribulations? I may not be willing but I pray to God to help me through it, because through my own strength I can't. Jesus still suffers for me, everyday and his love for me is real. I've come to realize that this journey is a test to prove my trust to God that He will guide me through it by the presence of the Holy Spirit, thank you, so much for always being there even when I can't see you! Help me, GOD to stay focused and steadfast.
Teresa 7 years ago - July 20, 2016 at 7:21 am
I so love the prayer you have here
Pat H 7 years ago - June 27, 2016 at 10:58 am
Before I read these verses I was wondering why so
Much pain.Now I realize how my savior suffered for me.
It makes my anger miminium.Thank you for these words
God bless Pat
tyiolar 7 years ago - March 26, 2016 at 12:47 pm
James Brittle 7 years ago - March 14, 2016 at 5:53 pm
i have alot of anxiety in life, i look to god for peace but my faith is little as i am easily brought down
Bob & Lynn O'Connell 7 years ago - February 6, 2016 at 11:41 am
You guys sure know how to encourage!!!! What a wonderful ministry! Thank-you so much from "lower slower" Delaware.
Lkskksvyjhhs 7 years ago - January 19, 2016 at 1:38 am
In this world everyone should be able to comprehend the power of the Lord, and his father, when in believing they have been forsaken. The Lord who came into the world, was surrounded by many empty souls who reached for the Lord, and the Lord who presented the word of God to his people, and lived to surrender his body, as example for the love of God, and his understanding for mankind, and the difficulties each, and every person faced, to find themselves alone, but then there was Jesus, fearless, enlightened, and all powerful, standing amoungst a fire of angels, who called his name, on the cross, to embrace the life of man, and to let all who witnessed his courage, to never fear life, as the world was for man, who continues fill the world with life, and God who stands before him, during each, and every trial, never having left this world, to stand alone! Never should a person feel alone, if one is to embrace the power of God, they to, should know why.......Always find the answers in God!!!
Llojkkhknm 7 years ago - January 19, 2016 at 1:27 am
I have a bible
rachel 7 years ago - January 7, 2016 at 10:02 pm
God understands us,though we will never be able to fully comprehend what He has been through,to b God in.man..go through every emotion,every mental and physical pain,every temptation that comes to man,yet without sin..
Ann 8 years ago - September 5, 2015 at 7:39 am
I feel so alone. And I've had one health issue after the other for 6 years. I'm wondering why me. I'm not loved !
Does God care????
Dan 8 years ago - May 25, 2015 at 6:31 am
Very encoruraging. I struggle a lot with doubt. Blessings to you.
Evangelist Bakal 8 years ago - April 14, 2015 at 7:59 am
God is with us. thank you
Pastor Jean Cox 8 years ago - April 1, 2015 at 7:41 am
Thanks Emmanuel.......No, we are never alone. God bless.
nanook 8 years ago - April 1, 2015 at 1:30 am
time's dusk drags on through the wreckage of the broken machine, and ours is but to wait within it. it doesn't matter if we laugh or weep.
nanook 8 years ago - April 1, 2015 at 1:27 am
i agree. unfortunately we live in an age in which there is no "outside" to capital.
kevin 8 years ago - April 1, 2015 at 1:23 am
no one's parents understand them. this is of course another signature of the dreadful velocity of the rhythms of everyday life in late capitalism. as each new cultural outcropping and technology is snatched immediately into the jaws of the beast of capital, the youth are forced further from family and tradition, into crannies of culture, often virtual, which an older generation can have no hope of "understanding." The abyss widens.
Anonymous loner 8 years ago - April 1, 2015 at 12:53 am
My parents don't understand me!
kevin 8 years ago - March 20, 2015 at 2:37 pm
i have turned my back on the lord
Nanook 8 years ago - March 19, 2015 at 2:19 am
i hate to feel alone...
YEN MASHUK 8 years ago - February 9, 2015 at 1:23 am
Without my parents no one care about me.......
Michael 9 years ago - August 26, 2014 at 8:01 am
Excellent...I work with alcoholics and will use the points you have eloquently made as I minister to them...thanks!
Anonymous 10 years ago - May 23, 2013 at 1:49 pm
reading this make me to be blessed by the only one ho is me with me every where i go
dianne 10 years ago - May 11, 2013 at 1:47 pm
It did touch my heart. Going through clinical depression and feel like no one cares. People say they are there for you but they are not--or just too busy with their own lives. Learning that God really is the only one I can count on, the only one who really cares.
victoria 10 years ago - April 20, 2013 at 12:19 am
i am still empty
yemi 10 years ago - January 7, 2013 at 5:05 am
i really like this because i have seen hell on earth but jesus has always been there for me allelujah
Linda 11 years ago - June 27, 2012 at 1:24 pm
i know i shouldn't say I'm tired of people and family giving me so much hardship. Like how I got here and why am I here. People that for me granted. Like I'm fool. I
2 11 years ago - May 15, 2012 at 8:26 am
This makes me feel infinitely better.
Emma 11 years ago - March 22, 2012 at 11:35 pm
So touching. Although it is terrible what Jesus had to go through to save us, there is relief in knowing he understands
Anonymous 11 years ago - March 1, 2012 at 1:32 pm
I feel blessed when reading this! Very comforting and gives me hope and strength to keep going.
Emmanuel 12 years ago - May 7, 2011 at 9:06 pm
Yes Liyes, the amazing love and care of God is so amazing and beyond what we could imagine. It should call for all the thanks and gratitude of our heart!
liyes 12 years ago - May 7, 2011 at 4:41 pm
i real love thos words it makes me want to cry i just thank god 4 that
Helen Warbey 13 years ago - August 1, 2010 at 8:04 am
I found it to be a great thorough study. Full of beautiful bible scripture. It is not based on any man's opinion.
Doris Kirk 13 years ago - April 7, 2010 at 7:05 am
I found this article beautiful ,comforting ,moving and inspiring