7/27/2008 ~ Heal The Brokenhearted
... He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, ... ~ Luke 4:18
Jesus came that we might find His salvation.
... where it was written: "The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He
has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; ... ~ Luke 4:16-19
... He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, ... ~ Isaiah 61:1-2
The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart,
And saves such as have a contrite spirit. ~ Psalm 34:18
He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds. ~ Psalm 147:3
THINGS THAT CAUSE A BROKEN HEART:
The REAL source of a broken Heart ...
SOUR ♥ FRUITS
THING THAT CAUSES A BROKEN HEART:
Healing the heart or the spirit:
1. By or through the word of God
... the word of God is living ... piercing even to the division of soul and spirit,
... a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart ~ Hebrews 4:11-12
... may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless
at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:23
And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the
eyes of Him to whom we must give account. ... ~ Hebrews 4:13-16
... when He is revealed, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. ...
~ 1st John 3:2-3
... There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body.
~ 1st Corinthians 15:42-44
... If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, ... ~ James 1:2-5
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Through the spirit IN the heart
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2. In the church
└─> A place of recovery from SIN.
Jesus is the master physician.
... "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.
I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance." ~ Mark 2:17
God works through the church as long as the members are faithful.
... the body is not one member but many. ... ~ 1st Corinthians 12:12-14
... you are the body of Christ, and members individually.
~ 1st Corinthians 12:26-27
... you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, ...
~ Galatians 6:1-2
~ The church is more a hospital than a country club.
... comfort each other and edify one another, ... ~ 1st Thessalonians 5:9-14
└─> As we heal together.
Find sanctuary with other Christians.
3. Hope that is set before us
A broken heart is devastating.
└─> We want to just give up.
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The Light of God can help.
There is work to be done NOW; do things for others. <─┐
... comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.
~ 2nd Thessalonians 2:16-17
As we wait, let us do GOOD WORKS.
... though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by
various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, ... ~ 1st Peter 1:3-9
→ Life can be disappointing, rely on Godís word to help us heal.
○ We are here to serve the Lord by helping those around us.
... be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another,
even as God in Christ forgave you. ... ~ Ephesians 4:31-5:4
We need to stitch our hearts back together with the Word of God.
GOOD ♥ FRUITS
For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait
for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, ... ~ Philippians 3:20-21
The hope of Heaven is where we want to go.
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