Day 22: Repairer of the Breach, Isaiah 58:12

Your Daily Dose

Theme: Repairer of the Breach

Scripture : Isaiah 58:12

And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up

the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the

breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.

Points To Ponder

Since Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, God has always been about

restoration. Whether you are the prodigal son whose father runs to him when he

turns the corner coming home or Jesus on the Cross looking down on humanity

as He pays the ultimate price for our salvation. It’s all about restoring God’s

children back to Him…bottom line, He wants us back!

There are some situations in our life that seem like we can never repair the

damage done. Marital, family, friends…the world says “burn me once, shame on

you; burn me twice, shame on me!” So it is so difficult to rebuild that trust once it

has been broken.

That’s where Jesus comes in. He is the Repairer of the Breach—

Whether it is the breach of humanity to God

Or

Just that breach between you and your family member who won’t talk to you .

He is the one who can repair it all!

Does it take work on your part?

The hardest work—you have to LEAVE IT ALONE!

Let God work on the other side…

In His time, In His way…He is touching their heart, softening it, readying it…

So He can minister forgiveness and restoration.

After all, isn’t that what we all want?

To be forgiven…to be restored.

But remember… only He can restore the breach.

Now you just gotta let HIM do HIS job!

Hands off!

Let’s Pray Together

Jesus, help me to let you take care of the relationships that are fractured in my

life, the ones that are in need of repair and need your touch to make them whole

again. Teach me to let go and let you have control to work on the other end so

that forgiveness and restoration are possible. Show me how I can prepare my

heart for this miracle of restoration. Reveal in me what I need to change to

prepare for this gift.

I thank you for doing what only you can do,

Amen