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Truth Infused With Hope: Seen 

07-10-2018

Introduction…

We all want to be seen. – Video we just watched (made by a Christian, actually!)

-Huffington Post – secular article about being seen for who we are vs categorized in school and society

-We all want to be seen as we are, who we are deep down, the “real” us vs a persona or mask we wear

-We all want to be KNOWN and loved just as we want to know others and love them- It’s actually how God designed us!

We all want to be seen.

-begins at a young age: think of a little girl, twirling in her skirt, “Daddy, Daddy! Look at me!” She’s saying, “Do you see me?”

-or a little boy playing Little League. He gets up to bat and checks over at his parents, “Do you see me?”

Older – teenagers and young adults going to school or going out (think U of G) – dress up, dancing, etc. “Do you see me?”

Adults too! Husbands and wives, “Do you see me?” At work, trying to impress the boss, “Do you see me?”

We all want to be seen. We all want to be known. We all want to be accepted and loved, told that we matter.

-Cultural touchstone- YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. “I want to be seen!”

-Clutter of images, hard to be seen! And even when people see us with their eyes, not always seeing us.

That is what happens in our text today….

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