20 Quotes About Brokenness

  • "The flesh must be broken. The Lord can use us then, not while it is unbroken. While Paul was writhing under Satan's thorn, he could get some estimate, though not a full one, of what the flesh is as God sees it. When it was broken, and Paul did not know what to do, the Lord came to pour sympathy into the writhing heart of Paul."

    - G.V. Wigram
    Topics: Brokenness

  • "Your most profound and intimate experiences of worship will likely be in your darkest days - when your heart is broken, when you feel abandoned, when you

  • "Only those who have learned well to be earnestly dissatisfied with themselves, and to be confounded with shame at their wretchedness truly understand the Christian gospel."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Brokenness, Humility, The Gospel

  • "We want to avoid suffering, death, sin, ashes. But we live in a world crushed and broken and torn, a world God Himself visited to redeem. We receive his poured-out life, and being allowed the high privilege of suffering with Him, may then pour ourselves out for others."

    - Elisabeth Elliot
    Topics: Suffering, Brokenness, Redemption

  • "My grand point in preaching is to break the hard heart, and to heal the broken one."

    - John Newton
    Topics: Preaching, Brokenness, Healing

  • "God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever."

    - Vance Havner
    Topics: Brokenness

  • "The Word, circumstances, and other believers - these can all be tools to show us our need and create opportunities to choose the pathway of brokenness. The Spirit of God is the arm that wields each of these instruments to bring us to a point of brokenness. However, we must respond to His initiative."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Brokenness

  • "The prayer that prevails is not the work of lips and fingertips. It is the cry of a broken heart and the travail of a stricken soul."

    - Samuel Chadwick
    Topics: Prayer, Brokenness

  • "Like the rock that was smitten, we too need to be broken, before the rivers of blessing can flow out through us to others. The opposition of men and their false accusations serve to keep us broken before God."

    - Zac Poonen
    Topics: Brokenness

  • "Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul but his life."

    - G.K. Chesterton
    Topics: Happiness, Love, Brokenness

  • "Before God could bring me to this place He has broken me a thousand times."

    - Smith Wigglesworth
    Topics: Humility, Brokenness

  • "The church is not a select circle of the immaculate, but a home where the outcast may come in. It is not a palace with gate attendants and challenging sentinels along the entrance-ways holding off at arm's-length the stranger, but rather a hospital where the broken-hearted may be healed, and where all the weary and troubled may find rest and take counsel together."

    - James H. Aughey
    Topics: Church, Brokenness, Rest

  • "Leave the broken, irreversible past in God's hands, and step out into the invincible future with Him."

    - Oswald Chambers
    Topics: Faith, Brokenness, The Future

  • "Jesus said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit" - contrary to what we would expect, brokenness is the pathway to blessing! There are no alternative routes; there are no short-cuts. The very thing we dread and are tempted to resist is actually the means to God's greatest blessings in our lives."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Brokenness

  • "Towards himself a Christian should have a broken spirit, but towards God it should be one of rejoicing always in Him. He rejoices not for its own sake nor because of any joyful experience, work, blessing or circumstance, but exclusively because God is his center."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility, Brokenness, Circumstances

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