El Roy – “The God Who Sees”
Posted on August 6, 2019 by America's Keswick in Victory Call
Genesis 16:13 “Then she (Hagar) called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You are the God Who Sees; for she said, ‘Have I also here seen Him who sees me?'”
We read in Job 34:21 that His eyes are on us and He sees our steps. In Psalms 33:13-14 we are told that He looks from Heaven. God is looking at US! He sees you every minute of every day. He knows what is going on in your life. Most of all, He knows what life is doing to you. Please note that God sees everyone – not just those people that are noticed by the world. God sees the lowly, the insignificant, the nobodies, the ordinary, the plain – no one is missed by God. You may feel unnoticed or unimportant in your job, your family, your community – but not to God – HE NOTICES YOU!
The most exciting thing about Him noticing me is that He can then care for me.
Do you sometimes get discouraged in the ministry? Are you a faithful behind-the-scenes worker? Do you wonder if anyone really knows what is going on in your life? Do you sometimes wish you could be an “upfront” person? Remember 1 Samuel 16:7; God sees the heart, not the outward appearance.
Have you been hurt or struggle with being abused? He knows. Nothing we do is missed by Him, even if no one else sees. We are introduced to these verses by Hagar who was hurt by Sarai. God saw, God responded and God took care of Hagar. He will do the same for you. Deuteronomy 32:10 reminds us that God guards and protects us with His eyes.
If you need a reminder of all God does for you read Psalms 18 – Our God misses nothing in our lives – He is there for us, because He is the “God who Sees”.
Written by Lynne Jahns. Lynne is currently the Director of Barbara’s Place, the addiction recovery for women at America’s Keswick.
Think About This: “When God sees us, He smiles” – Crystal McDowell
This Week’s Verse to Memorize: “Yet I am the Lord your God ever since the land of Egypt, and you shall know no God but Me; for there is no savior besides Me. – Hosea 13:4
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