I am a child of God

My name is Abby v. Rijen. It is a great honor and privilege to hear from the Almighty God, Who says: You are My child.  John1:12

Since about a week ago, while spending time in my ‘secret place’ I received a gentle nudging within my heart, to share a part of my journey with the Lord, especially with those who are broken or losing hope, as an encouragement of God’s Faithfulness and Mercy! 

Many years have passed with desert experiences, and pleadings to the Lord for a place where I could be myself amongst others walking on the same narrow path. An answer came through a dear friend of mine, who asked me around 3 weeks ago to join an online Sunday service in Omega Church. As an introvert it was a battle, but I was not disappointed! Praise God! 

The focus remained on the Word of God. I tasted the Presence of Holy Spirit alive and at work during this shutdown period, in His adopted sons and daughters especially through the service and during other Ministry evenings orginised by Omega Ministries!! My heart fills with such awe to see how Holy Spirit is at work in each person’s life amidst their struggles, pain and joy! Praise His Holy Name!

Having lost my mother at childbirth, orphaned and not expected to live (weighing 3 1/2 lbs.) at birth, God took me under His wing and nurtured me through the love and care of