The great sadness that is found in the story of the flood is that apart from Noah, everyone on the earth had turned their face away from God. No one desired to look upon Him, to behold Him, and to set their gaze upon the face of the Lord.
The Bible tells us that Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. To find grace means to meet grace, not earn grace. When he looked upon the face of the Lord, Noah met grace. Noah met God’s grace before he ever assembled a piece of wood for the Ark. Noah met grace because it was there—in God’s heart, in God’s gaze, in God’s eyes.
Today, find a quiet place where you can gaze upon the face of the Lord. Fix your eyes upon His eyes. Look at Him looking at you. What do you see? If you are not certain, ask the Holy Spirit to clear your vision. Grace is there! Grace is focused upon you. No eyes have ever looked upon you with such kindness, with such compassion, with such care, with such favor. Blessing, goodness, gentleness, consolation—all are looking upon you.
When You said, “Seek My face,” My heart said to You, “Your face, LORD, I will seek.” Psalm 27:8 (NKJV)
By Roy Lessin
From: Meet Me in the Meadow
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