Tag: Hagar and Sarah’s story has meaning for us today

How ‘the One Who Sees’ changes a bad place to a blessing

I’ve learnt something today that has blessed me hugely, so I thought I’d pass it on to bless you too.  It’s a story of God’s grace and wonderful ways, and how He can transform a ‘bad place’ of despair into a place of blessing.   You’ll remember Sarah and Hagar and their sons, Isaac and Ishmael, and how Hagar was sent away by Abraham because Ishmael mocked Isaac at the boy’s weaning ceremony (Genesis 21).  Not just light teasing; the word indicates intense derision.

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