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15th March 2023

Broken Hearted

The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, And saves such as have a contrite spirit.

Psalm 34:18

In God’s economy, you must go down into the valley of grief before you can scale the heights of spiritual glory. You must become tired and weary of living alone before you seek and find the fellowship of Christ. You must come to the end of self before you begin to live. The mourning of inadequacy is a weeping that catches the attention of God. The Bible says: “The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart; and saves such as have a contrite spirit.” The happiest day of my life was when I realized that my own ability, my own goodness, and my own morality were insufficient in the sight of God; and I publicly and openly acknowledged my need of Christ. I am not exaggerating when I say that my mourning was turned to joy, and my sighing into singing.


Psalm 34:17-22.


Heavenly Father, I am thankful to You, that when I have been in the valleys I have been drawn closer to You, my God and Comforter. Amen.



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