"How do you know me,'? Nathaniel asked. Jesus answered, 'I saw you while you were still
Before any of us came to know Jesus as Lord we were known by him--intimately. He knew us in the conditions and detail of our lives. Wonderful is the realization that whatever the relation we now bear toward him, it is the fruit of his prior recognition and consideration of us. The love of God goes actively and powerfully in the world; reaching under every fig tree.