Know You

There was a very difficult period in my life when I felt so incredibly lost and lonely and I didn’t know which direction to turn. 

I was suffering from acute anxiety that was crippling me in areas of my everyday life. 

To look at me I was the picture of health but inside I was a mess and completely lost.

It wasn’t until I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Saviour that I truly discovered who I was and ‘found myself’ and found fulfillment in Him. 

Jesus desired for me to know Him in the same way that He knew me.

Below are lyrics to part of the chorus of the song ‘Know you’:

 I was lost but you came to find me 

Leaving the many you would come to draw me back to you                    

I was empty but you came and filled me                                                    

In love you opened up my eyes that I would know you

Click here to listen to the song Know you

 The song is based on the parable of ‘The lost sheep’ found in Matthew 18:12-14 and Luke 15:3-7. 

Jesus clearly shows us that He is the shepherd that would do anything to find and bring back a lost sheep, even if it meant leaving the ninety-nine others in the hope of drawing that one sheep back to him. 

He would even lay down his life for the sake of that one lost sheep. 

Even if you were the only one person left on earth, Jesus would still choose to die on a cross, just for you. 

That is how much he loves you and me.  

Not only does God save us a VIP seat at the front before his feet but he also calls us by name to come to Him. 

Jesus leaves the many, searches for us when we are amidst our darkest moments, takes us by the hand and rescues us from our loneliness and emptiness. 

If you are feeling lost and lonely right now and are in need of help, comfort and love; Jesus is calling your name and reaching out to you. 

Accept his invitation of love and find rest and peace in his arms of love and forgiveness. 

There is absolutely nothing that can separate you from God’s amazing love and no amount of hurt, distress or anxiety is too difficult for him to deal with. 

God has a plan to prosper you and he has a future of hope mapped out for you. 

Will you allow Jesus to open your eyes so you would know him and be restored?


Love Hayley 😊

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    1. Thank you so much Barbara! 💞
      I love Jesus so much. I can’t thank Him enough for what He has done for me. God has completely changed my life around and its like a ripple effect on my family and those around me. When I think how different my life is now, it simply takes my breath away.
      Thanks so much for taking the time to read and comment. Have a lovey day. Hayley 😊💝

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    1. Thank you so much for sharing and for your kind comment Barbara. 💞 Your encouragement means so very much to me!
      My heart is for people to come to know and experience Jesus as I have. He is truly wonderful and all the glory goes to Him for everything He has done in my life. Love Hayley 💕💝💕

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  1. There are so many people spinning or swirling up and down and all around with so directions. Yes, only God gives us direction of our journey and the meaning of life. Your lyrics are touching, your voice is beautiful. I appreciate that you offer your gift to God and serve Him. Blessings be with you and you husband in this journey and pray for your upcoming conference in October. Miriam

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    1. Thank you so much Miriam for your comment and encouragement. What a blessing you are! I just read your comment out to my husband, Jon, he says hi and we have just prayed for God to continue blessing you in all that you do for Him! Much love, Hayley 😊💕

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  2. Beautiful voice and lyrics. To God be all the glory! I don’t know how people get through rough patches in their lives without knowing our Lord and what He has done for us and the absolute peace that can only be gained through a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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    1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment.
      I don’t know how I could live life without Jesus now. Like you say, the peace that we have as Christians is like no other. Love & blessings to you. Hayley 😊💞

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  3. I love the song and enjoyed playing with harmonies on the chorus.The quality of the song is great and the voice is beautiful and moving. The only thing I noticed in the way of constructive criticism, since you invited that, is the volume seemed to drop pretty low on a couple little words in the verses, usually at the end of the line, but having the lyrics helped with that. Of course it could be that my hearing isn’t what it used to be. 🙂 There’s a nice contrast between the soft verses and the powerful chorus. Oh, and I loved the pictures you used in the video.The words remind me of how Jesus came to find me when I was lost. Now, I pray and believe he is doing the same for my daughter. Praying for abundant blessings to both of you.

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    1. Oh my goodness! Thank you so so much for listening and commenting…..and for the constructive criticism (completely get what you’re saying).
      I am praying for your daughter and standing in agreement that she will come to know Jesus in a real way.
      My mom and dad prayed for me continuously and I was so horrible to them. I would mock them about their faith and hated to hear them talk about Jesus. My life got turned upside down and I eventually came to know Jesus in a real and powerful way. If God could do it for me then He can do it for your daughter.
      Much love,
      Hayley 😊💞

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      1. Reading this means so much to me. It’s a big comfort. My daughter is more respectful to me now that she’s in her 20s, but she posts negative things about Christianity on FB that hurt my heart. Still, I know Jesus can and will handle this. Thanks so much for your prayers and sharing your experience. ❤

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      2. Oh bless you. I know my mom was hurt by a lot of things that I said and did also. I honestly didn’t realise at the time how much though and I’m sure your daughter doesn’t either. “Father forgive them for they know not what they do” springs to mind. God has an amazing plan for your family! Keep trusting in His perfect will and timing. Love & blessings, Hayley ❤️😊

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  4. You guys are adorable, and I love that you make music and enjoy it together! Wanted to say thank you for following my blog, and I can’t wait to read/hear more of your work x

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    1. Thank you very much for taking time out to listen & comment. I am extremely humbled when I receive any encouraging messages. I will be sure to check your blog out properly. Hayley 😊

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  5. Reblogged this on The Shadows of My Mind and commented:
    I love to worship. There is a lot of ‘ego’ in my opinion, in the worship industry, but as I listened to this song and read Hayley’s blog. I am greatly encouraged. There is a depth and a humility in her words and her lyrics that draw me in and make me want to go higher. Please take the time to read, and to listen…

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    1. I honestly cannot thank you enough Karen for your wonderful words of encouragement and for reblogging my post.
      My hearts desire is to see broken people encounter Jesus’ love in a life changing way, just like I have.
      You’re so right, there can be a huge amount of ego in the hearts of those entrusted to lead worship. God had to do a massive work on my heart regarding the issue of pride & I am so aware how easily it can creep in. I consistently check my heart before God because I never ever want it to be about me, its all for Jesus’ glory & He is the reason I can stand & worship, completely set free from fear & anxiety. I never ever want to forget where He brought me out from.
      You are a blessing to me Karen and I am eternally grateful for your Godly encouragement.
      Blessings, Hayley 💞💞

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      1. Dear Hayley, I am so glad I found you on here out of hundreds of thousands bloggers. I really DO look forward to hearing from you and seeing God use you and your husband for His Glory. It’s very exciting and we know that there is a great Harvest coming!

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  6. Wonderful Sweet Christian Song!! Thanks so much for sharing this!! God Bless you Sister and Brother in Christ Jesus-Yeshua and Your Families and Friends!!

    God Bless all my Sisters and Brothers in Christ Jesus-Yeshua and Your Families and Friends!!

    Our ONE True GOD’S LOVE 💕💙 is ETERNAL THROUGH HIS SON Jesus-Yeshua Christ for Today and Everyday Forevermore!!

    I Love you all Everyone through Jesus-Yeshua, because HE LOVED 💙💕 EVERYONE FIRST!!

    Love 💕 Always and Shalom ( Peace ), YSIC

    Kristi Ann

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  7. This is beautiful, not only in sound, but words. I can feel your love for Jesus through this. Not only because I understand for myself, but your words and music draws one into the message. God saved me 12 years ago and is continually showing me His love too.

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    1. Yes! I am ridiculously in love with Jesus. He saved me & pulled me out of a really dark place. All I want to do is worship Him forever!
      Thanks so much for commenting. I’m so looking forward to getting to know you better and hearing your story.
      Love Hayley 💕💕

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  8. Love the song and your heart for the Lord.
    I live in the states but am originally from Wales, so I am familiar with the Birmingham accent. My sister use to live in Stourbridge.
    Keep writing the songs, they are beautiful as is your voice.
    Oh and thanking you for liking my blog Grace Lace and Polkadots.

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      1. Oh how lovely! I do like Yorkshire, people are very down to earth & the landscape is beautiful.
        Fantastic that you could be there for your Father’s 90th birthday too! Amazing achievement to reach 90!
        Hayley 😊

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  9. Reblogged this on In Sacred Presence and commented:
    “I am more concerned with knowing God than being known.” Thank you for blessing my heart and Plutonia’s through mine, Hayley. I feel your gratitude and I know that in all circumstances, we will be staying in and passing on Heaven’s embrace. Know You is a gem of a first recorded song, your voice a divine gift as is dearest Jon’s musicianship, the very presence of you both one constant prayer.

    Red Letters from the heart of England, everyone: Jon & Hayley! “We are passionate about Jesus and live to worship Him alone. Nothing else in this world can satisfy.” As for following Hayley’s blog, “I post as and when and only when I believe it will encourage and inspire my readers. I believe in quality over quantity. […] My writings tend to be reflective of what God is doing in my heart and speaking to me about.”

    God bless you all. 🙏💞🙏💜🙏💞🙏 Leon

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    1. Leon and Plutonia,
      I am truly thankful and deeply humbled by your kind words of love and encouragement.
      I’m not sure you will ever know how timely your words are but believe me, they are like manna from heaven!
      I thank God for you both and pray Christ’s blessing on you and your family.
      Much love in Jesus, our Lord,
      Hayley 😊💕

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      1. My surrendered heart knows, as does yours feel herself working through mine, beloved sister. Let us be gentle with ourselves, for our Lord knows we are always doing our best. Healing embraces in deepest quiet gratitude for you and all our precious ones. 💞🌞 Leon

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    1. Blessings to you Gary. I am eternally grateful to Jesus for what He has done for me. My life has taken a 360 turnaround since giving my life to the Lord. All glory to Jesus!
      Thank you for listening to our song and commenting.
      Hayley 😊

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