TORN – Day 11
A Time to Tear and to Mend
“A time to tear and a time to mend” (Ecclesiastes 3:7)
Today’s Scripture reading is Psalm 85.
Tearing and mending are opposites, but as Jesus suffered and died, they formed one seamless act. We read in Psalm 85, “Unfailing love and truth have met together. Righteousness and peace have kissed!” At the cross, the love of the Father met the truth of our disobedience. Peace and righteousness came together as one.
As the curtain in the temple was torn in two, God’s plan for our salvation was coming together. In the tearing, God’s relationship with his creatures was being mended. How is God leading you to do some mending in your relationships?
Prayer: “Jesus, your flesh was torn so that I could be one with you and one with others. Help me to mend relationships in my life, especially…”