What does God say about broken people?

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” The Good News: Though you may feel defeated, God is closer than you realize. He is always with you and can heal your heart. “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

How God uses broken people?

God uses broken things, broken soul to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength and broken people to do great things. We want to hear from you. Let us know what you think about this episode – we love your comments and questions.

What is an example of a broken person in the Bible?

God's broken soldiers

Elijah – Was suicidal. Joseph – Was abused. Job – Went bankrupt. Moses – Had a speech problem.

Does God love broken people?

God loves broken people. And when weary, wounded men and women find a way to open their bruised hearts and somehow welcome Him into their personal darkness, they will find a love beyond anything they have ever known.

What did Jesus say about the broken?

“Blessed are those who mourn,” Jesus said, “for they shall be comforted.” It's true. Psalm 147:3 says, “He heals the brokenhearted, and bind up their wounds.” Psalm 51, the most honest confession of personal sin in the Bible, ends with these words to God: “You will not despise this broken and crushed heart.”

God Uses Broken People

How does God heal brokenness?

No matter how bad the situation that caused our broken heart, we can honestly take it to God knowing He can handle it with love, grace and gentleness. The second way God heals a broken heart is with forgiveness. God grants us the power to forgive those who caused our brokenness.

Why does God allow my heart to be broken?

God often prefers to use what has been broken over what has only ever been whole. And so it seems that God often prefers to use what has been broken over what has only ever been whole. He breaks our wills so we will turn away from ourselves and come to him in repentance and faith.

Does God want us to be broken?

Being broken is a gift, because when we are broken, we recognize the need for a Savior to make us whole. There's a reason that the sacrifice Jesus asks of us is a “broken heart and a contrite spirit.” A broken heart is one that is open to Him, that lets in His grace.

Why does God choose the weak?

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen…that no flesh should glory in His presence.” I love those verses.

What is considered a broken person?

People who feel emotionally broken have low-self esteem and tend to be unhappy. You may feel hopeless or in despair. Perhaps you feel inadequate or unworthy of love. Of course, none of these things are true, but they're common for people who believe they are broken.

How do you pray for broken people?

God, I pray that you heal my broken heart. Your word says that you will heal me completely, and I surrender my broken heart to you to heal. You are the ultimate healer and I trust that you will heal my broken heart.

How do you deal with people who hurt you in the Bible?

Ephesians 4:31-32 (A beautiful Bible verse about forgiving others as we let go of hurtful conflicts) Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

What are the blessings of brokenness?

Brokenness is what God uses to replace our self-life with his desires and intents for us, says Stanley. Its end is blessing far greater than we could ever discover apart from being broken. It's spiritual maturity and joyous intimacy with God. Greater depth and power in our ministry to others.

How does God deal with trauma?

“He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that walk in the darkness, nor the destruction that lays waste at noonday.”—Psalm 91:4-6.

What God teaches us about suffering?

Suffering is a product of the fall, a consequence of human sin against God (Romans 5:12; 1 Corinthians 15:21). Suffering is in our lives because we are living in a broken world. Some suffering is due to our sinful and wrong choices, but some is due simply to the world being fallen.

What is an example of brokenness?

Meaning of brokenness in English

Having so many people in jail is a sign of the brokenness of the system. a state of strong emotional pain that stops someone from living a normal or healthy life: I acknowledged my brokenness and my need for healing. He deplores what he sees as the brokenness of our institutions.

What is the fruit of brokenness?

The fruit produced in human brokenness aligns with the fruit of the spirit found in Galatians 5:22. We read that the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. In brokenness we have to set our roots down in rich soil and to be nurtured from within.

What is the meaning of being broken?

suffering emotional pain that is so strong that it changes the way you live, usually as a result of an unpleasant event: He was a broken man after his wife died.

Why does God allow us to cry?

Tears communicate to others your need for support and love. So in one way, God's designing of tears was actually a design born from His care for us. That tears would symbolize “I'm hurting” to those near us. If they communicate our pain to those around us, how much more to God?

Why does God take away relationships?

So one of the main reasons God keeps people out of certain relationships is to actually protect them from severe wounds that would happen if God did let that relationship occur. The greatest pleasures in life often grow from the seeds of pain in our past.

How do Christians get over heartbreak?

Tell God you're hurting.

God is close to hurting people and He heals the brokenhearted (Psalm 34:18, Psalm 147:3). He wants you to be honest with Him about how you're doing. Spend more time asking God to change you instead of changing your circumstances.

What are the signs of brokenness?

Brokenness feels like your world has been shaken to the point that you're not sure how it can ever be put back together! You look around and see others functioning just fine, and wonder why you don't feel the same way. These muddled thoughts and emotions can be overwhelming, resulting in: crying easily or often.

How do I heal a broken spirit?

The best way to mend your spirit is to do what you enjoy. Go back to your routine after having successfully isolated the negative feelings and emotions that the difficult situation left behind. Let nothing and nobody ruin your day.

How do you fix a broken relationship biblically?

5 Ways to Mend a Broken Relationship
  1. Expressing our hurt and need. ...
  2. Acknowledging the other's hurt and our part/impact. ...
  3. Expressing our sorrow for our spouse and our choices. ...
  4. Asking for and granting forgiveness. ...
  5. Walk in repentance with support and help.