... a weekly letter of encouragement.
9 July, 1997 - Singapore
B R O K E N N E S S
- Is a prerequisite to usability by our Heavenly Father
- Is viewed by the pride-driven world as a sign of weakness.
Which category do you fall into:
PROUD, UNBROKEN PEOPLE BROKEN PEOPLE
Focus on the failures of others Are overwhelmed with a sense of their
own spiritual need
Are self-righteous; have a critical, fault-find- Are compassionate; forgiving; look for the
ing spirit; look at their own life/faults through best in others
a telescope but at others with a microscope
Look down on others Esteem all others better then self
Are independent/possess a self-sufficient Possess a dependent spirit/recognize
spirit the need for others
Maintain control; must have it their Surrender control
Have to prove that they are right Are willing to yield the right to be right
Claim their rights Yield their rights
Have a demanding spirit Have a giving spirit
Are self-protective of their time, rights, Are self-denying
Desire to be served Are motivated to serve others
Desire to be a success Desire to be faithful to make others a
"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18)
My prayer is that you are having a great week.
+ Adapted from a speech given by Nancy Leigh DeMoss, July, 1995
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