the Lord sees us

And He said, “Hagar, Sarai’s maid, where have you come from, and where are you going?” She said, “I am fleeing from the presence of my mistress Sarai.” (Genesis 16:8) It never escapes me, how I relate to the story of Hagar fleeing so well. Because I have the tendency to want to flee when […]

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one verse for the year 2015

“But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.” (Romans 8:25 ESV) I have had One Word for the year the past couple of years. In 2013, love. In 2014, it was trust. I am not one for New Year’s Resolutions, mainly because I do not like setting […]

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The Lord comes down to us

He came down 2,000 years ago to die for our pride, our rebellion and striving. He came down to die for our disbelief, distrust and doubting. He came down from heaven to earth to save us from ourselves, by dying on the cross for us. He comes down even now — to meet us where we are, to walk with us on our journey of life, to help us and to uphold us. He is there in our struggling; He is there in our doubting and pain and grief.

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