Friday 17 June 2022
Hagar and Ishmael were sent away by Abraham.
"She left and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.
When the water was all gone,she left the child under a bush and sat down about a hundred metres away.
She said to herself , " I can't bear to see my child die."
While she was sitting there , she began to
God heard the boy crying, and from heaven the angel of God spoke to Hagar, "What are you troubled about, Hagar? Don't be afraid. God has heard the boy crying.
Get up,go and pick him up,and comfort him.
I will make a great nation out of his descendants." Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well.
She went and filled the leather bag with water and gave some to the boy.
God was with the boy as he grew up.
Genesis 21 : 14 - 20
If you are in trouble, if you are in fear, if you are in tears, God will hear your cry.
God will open new ways to you as he opened Hagar's eyes and made her see a well to fill water for her son.
God will be with you as He was with Ishmael when he grew up.