By Debra Torres
I woke up early and started my usual stretching routine that morning -- twisting and turning a bit so I’d be limber for the day.
During one of my stretches, I hit the floor and read from my little daily prayer calendar.
In it, there was a powerful message about maintaining good family relationships and a scripture reference to the phrase: “Repairer of the Breach” stuck with me throughout the week.
My calendar, “The Power of a Praying Parent,” based on the book by Stormie Omartian, said this: “God tells of all the wonderful things that will happen when we fast and pray. He says, ‘You shall raise up the foundations of many generations; and you shall be called the Repairer of the Breach’ (Isaiah 58:12).
"God wants us to restore unity, to maintain the family bonds in the Lord, and to leave a spiritual inheritance of solidarity that can last for generations.”
Looking up the word “breach,” on Dictionary.com, I found it to mean: “an infraction or violation, as of a law, trust, faith, or promise and a severance of friendly relations.”
If you’ve lived a few years relating to others on this planet, I’m guessing you know, just like me, exactly what a breach is.
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Who is God?
God loves your family even more than you do. And it makes Him happy when we "dwell together in unity" (Psalm 133:1b).
Be blessed today with a fresh understanding of who you are in Jesus Christ!
God, give this reader the courage to dig deep into Your living Word and discover Truth for themselves. Make this seeking heart brave so it can embrace You and experience Your presence.