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20 Encouraging Bible Verses for the Brokenhearted
Do you? I write at a heartbreaking moment in American history. The conflicts and contradictions of twenty-first-century life are breaking the American heart and threatening to compromise our democratic values. We think of heartbreak as a personal, not a political, condition.
But I believe that heartbreak offers a powerful lens through which to examine the well-being of the body politic. I want to use that lens to examine the way we hold tensions in politics as well as private life—a critical connection in a democracy that rises or falls on our individual and collective capacity to respond to conflict in a life-giving, not death-dealing way. The image of a broken heart may seem too sentimental for politics, yet diagnosing, addressing, and sometimes manipulating heartbreak has long been implicit in realpolitik.
Indeed, railing against the sources of heartbreak, real or imaginary, keeps winning elections even when the rhetoric consistently outstrips legislative results.
What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted - Paul Young - VAGALUME
The word heartbreak may be infrequent in the literature of political science, but the human reality it points to is an engine of political life. There are at least two ways to picture a broken heart, using heart in its original meaning not merely as the seat of the emotions but as the core of our sense of self.
As Tozer also wrote, "Beware of any Christian leader who does not walk with a limp. Both the brokenhearted and the "crushed in spirit" — dakkei ruach — refer to those who need God's deliverance i. The word translated "saves" yoshia connotes the idea of "making room" from that which restricts or distresses us.
coonriretolo.ga Salvation is freedom from what oppresses and constricts our inward life. In that sense, God saves us from ourselves — from the chaos of the carnal ego trying to run our own lives. The LORD is "near" -- karov -- to the brokenhearted.
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This adverb means "close enough to touch. Yeshua came to "bind up the brokenhearted nishberei lev , to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound" Isa. God is merciful and redemptive in His afflictions: "He shall not break even a bruised reed, nor snuff out even a smoldering wick.