Sunday Walk 81 – The God Who Sees

But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

Luke 12:7 King James Version

Hagar, Sarah’s Egyptian slave, was the one who told us our God is the God who sees (Genesis 16). That may not seem like much, but the blind idols we construct to imitate God have no interest in us.

Those who think they can get by on their own might prefer blind gods, but it doesn’t matter what any of us prefer. All we have, given our experiences of bliss or despair in this wonderful universe, is whether we will choose to serve God or not. Those who are blessed to realize that they can’t get by on their own yearn for Him with repentance, praise and thanksgiving.

God sees you. God sees me. God sees.

I am grateful to Kathie Lee Gifford and Nicole C. Mullen whose oratorio The God Who Sees presented Hagar and to revivedwriter whose poem Call Me Hagar brought Hagar to mind.

Weekly Parashah Readings
Parashah: Vayachel 25 Adar, 5782 – February 26, 2022
Torah: Exodus 35:1-38:20
Haftarah: Kings II 11:17 – 12:17
Brit Chadashah: 2 Corinthians 9:6-11; 3:7-18
Resources: Chabad, Hebrew4Christians, Weekly Torah Readings, Calendar

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Author: Frank Hubeny

I enjoy walking, poetry and short prose as well as taking pictures with my phone.

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