Genesis 16:13 NKJV — Then she 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?”
I love this.
Hagar was fleeing, in the wilderness, alone, or she thought she was.
Genesis 16:7 NKJV — Now the Angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.
He spoke to her of the future and sent her back to her Mistress.
God provided for Hagar her entire life.
And He does the same for us.
Psalm 23:4 NKJV — Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
No matter where we are, He is there.
Psalm 73:23 NKJV — Nevertheless I am continually with You; You hold me by my right hand.
No matter what we are experiencing, He knows.
Psalm 139:18 NKJV — If I should count them, they would be more in number than the sand; When I awake, I am still with You.
Even when we are unaware of Him, He is still with us.
And the best part of it all, is He’s waiting.
He’s ready to be invited into our every day.
He’s available to comfort, teach, exhort, and love us.
He’s offering each of us freedom from sin, death, and evil.
All we have to do is surrender ourselves to Him.
And He promised never to leave us for forsake us.
Matthew 28:20 NKJV — “teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.
Praise the Lord!
Dear Lord Jesus,
Thank You for Your Word. Thank You for Your promises. Thank You for Your faithfulness and love. Lord, please continue to enlarge my understanding of how present You are in my every moment. Lord, nothing escapes Your notice. No matter what today holds, thank You for being with me. I love You, Jesus. Amen.
I included more verses here at the end. I hope it encourages you. God bless.
Genesis 31:3 NKJV — Then the LORD said to Jacob, “Return to the land of your fathers and to your family, and I will be with you.”
Genesis 26:24 NKJV — And the LORD appeared to him the same night and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham; do not fear, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your descendants for My servant Abraham’s sake.”
Joshua 1:9 NKJV — “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”
2 Samuel 7:9 NKJV — “And I have been with you wherever you have gone, and have cut off all your enemies from before you, and have made you a great name, like the name of the great men who are on the earth.
1 Chronicles 22:18 NKJV — “Is not the LORD your God with you? And has He not given you rest on every side? For He has given the inhabitants of the land into my hand, and the land is subdued before the LORD and before His people.