The Lord is Close to the Brokenhearted

Several times in these past few days I have been reminded of how painful that life can be as I have heard about and seen the struggles faced by others.

As I was praying about this I was reminded of these words from Psalm 34 v18:

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

When we are struggling, we might get supportive cards or e-mails but the thing that we often crave is to have someone who will walk with us in our pain.

I love the way that God especially wants us to know that he is close to us when we are feeling brokenhearted. He walks with his followers always but he wants to remind us that he is close when we are feeling low or are in pain.

If you’re struggling, brokenhearted and in pain then I hope and pray that you will know and experience God’s presence that is with you.

About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Regional Minister for the Eastern Baptist Association in the UK (the views expressed in this blog are my own) and I am especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century.
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4 Responses to The Lord is Close to the Brokenhearted

  1. Karen Joy says:

    thank you so much needed to read this today


  2. chrisssy says:

    Thank you so much for this my brother has been given a very who Time to live and pray that his heart would be opened to the lord and that during this Time the holy spirit would work and continue to work on his soul and bring him to salvation thank,you Jesus name I pray amen thank you Jesus that you came he’s the broken hearted
    Please lord release him from.all that bonds him from.receuving you un Jesus name amen


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