Presenting ...

Net Profits - Dwight Hill

... a weekly letter of encouragement.

23 July, 1997 - Singapore

Good Morning!

BROKENNESS is the one quality God looks for in visiting and enabling the needy:

"...The Lord has anointed me (Christ) to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the BROKENHEARTED, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners." (Isaiah 61:1b)


Work to maintain an image/protect their Die to their own reputation


Find it difficult to share their spiritual needs Are willing to be open/transparent with others

with others

Want to be sure nobody finds out about Are willing to be exposed (once broken, you

their sin don't care who knows as you have nothing to lose)

Have a hard time saying, "I was wrong; Are quick to admit failure and to seek

will you forgive me?" forgiveness

Deal in generalities when confessing Deal in specifics

their sin

Are concerned about the consequences Are grieved over the cause/root of their sins

of their sins

Are remorseful over their sin; over the Are repentant over their sin (forsake it)

fact that they got caught/found out

Wait for others to come and ask for Take the initiative to be reconciled


Compare themselves with others and Compare themselves to the holiness of God

feel deserving of honor and feel a desperate need for mercy

Are blind to their true heart condition Walk in the light

Don't think they have anything to repent of Have a continual heart attitude of repentance

Don't think they need revival (but every- Continually sense their need for a fresh en-

body else does!) counter with the filling of His Spirit!+

My prayer is that you are having a great week.

Dwight Hill

+ Adapted from a speech given by Nancy Leigh DeMoss, July, 1995

(c) Copyright 1996 Dwight Hill. Unlimited permission to copy or use is hereby granted subject to inclusion of this copyright notice.

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