Psalm 38:8-10 (443)
A. David confessed that he was heartbroken. Carrying a heavy load, etc.
B. We find out early in life how it feels to be broken hearted. Examples:
C. Let’s look at four types of broken hearts.
I. There are people who have a broken heart because of betrayal. Luke 22:54-62 (775)
A. Jesus knows have it feels to be betrayed by friends.
B. Examples: a close friend, a spouse. Consider a set of marriage vows. Victims of divorce
II. Some hearts are broken by the death of a loved one.
A. Death is a part of life. Hebrews 9:27
B. No matter how prepared we think we are ____________________________
III. An unthankful heart is a broken heart.
A. We usually think of a broken heart in terms of sadness but if our heart isn’t working as
God would have it, it’s broken. Illustration:
B. People who had broken hearts because of ingratitude: Romans 1:21-22 (830); 2 Timothy
IV. A fourth kind of broken heart is a heart broken by sin. James 1:13-15 (892)
A. Progression of sin:
B. A heart controlled by sin: Romans 8:7-8 (834).
V. What needs to be done for a broken heart? It needs to be repaired.
A. A heart that has been betrayed?
1. We place our faith and trust in God. Romans 8:28,31 (835)
B. A heart broken by death?
1. We place our faith and trust in God. Revelation 14:13 (913)
C. An unthankful heart? 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (874)
D. A heart broken by sin? Romans 6:17-18,3-7 (833)