He restores.

Did you hear about or see the ‘clean up’ work that went on around KZN after the riots and looting? I was thrilled to see people of different colours and backgrounds cleaning alongside each other. This was a glimpse of restoration, and hope of things to come.

Psalm 126 (

Here Israel rejoices that the Lord brought restoration of what had been taken and lost. He outdid their beliefs and expectations.

It is the Lord who restores.
He has done great things for us.

May we boldly ask Him to bring restoration like streams in the desert (v4) across South Africa.




Wilhelm Rntgen announced his discovery of x-rays on New Year’s Day in 1896. For the first time ever there was a screen grab of what things looked like under our skin. God always has the ability to see inside of us. “I don’t make decisions the way you do! Men judge by outward appearance, but I look at a man’s thoughts and intentions” (1 Samuel 16:7 –

God sees who you really are and is not scared off by it. Personal reflection facilitated by, led by or guided by the Holy Spirit is transforming. The devil condemns us for messing up. Jesus convicts us when things need to be realigned and then restores us.