He was king of England, but for centuries he lay without shroud or coffin in an unknown grave, and his name became a byword for villainy.
On Monday, scientists announced they had rescued the remains of Richard III from anonymity – DNA proved the bones belonged to King Richard III.
In a dramatically orchestrated news conference, a team of archaeologists, geneticists, genealogists and other scientists from the University of Leicester announced that tests had proven a scarred and broken skeleton was that of the 15th-century king.
Though we die and our remains become nothing but dust, our identity will not be lost. Men can now prove the identity of a long dead king, how much more can God identify even a mere cromozone out of remains on the resurrection day. Then ‘we shall know Him,' and He shall know us!
God knows us before we are born! "I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them. How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!" (Psalm 139:14-17).