TORN – Day 36 – Tuesday, 4/12/22
“He disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.” (Colossians 2:15)
Today’s Scripture reading is Mark 14:1-9.
In God’s hands, brokenness has a purpose and brings a blessing. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box in today’s reading that brings forth perfume, a special anointing. It is Peter, broken and weeping bitterly, who is restored.
Have you ever found yourself in a place of brokenness? It is in that brokenness that Jesus gives us himself. On the night of the Last Supper, he took the bread, blessed it, and broke it, saying, “This is my body, which is given for you.” (1 Corinthians 11:24 NLT).
Prayer: “Jesus in the bread you bless and break, you give me…