God is listening — are we?

With the murder of George Floyd on May 25th and all the discussion that has since come about, I am reminded of the story of Hagar, the Egyptian servant of Sarah.

Twice, Hagar found herself alone in the wilderness.¬† Twice, Hagar was looked down upon, mistreated, “dealt harshly with,” and cast away.¬† Twice, Hagar’s life and the life of her son were on the line.¬† Twice, Hagar was at the point of despair.¬† And twice, God intervened, because¬†He saw and heard her affliction:

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