The God Who Sees Potential

The God Who Sees Potential

In Genesis 16:13, Hagar referred to God as El-Roi, which means “the God-Who-Sees.” Her title for God is appropriate since Scripture is filled with references to God’s omniscient vision. In 1 Samuel 16:7 when Samuel was sent to anoint Saul’s successor as king, God indicated that He “sees not as man sees” because He “looks on the heart.” In Hebrews 4:13 we are told that “no creature is hidden from [God’s] sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account.” So, if God is the God who sees then what does God see when He looks at me