My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalms 73:26
This is my life verse. I hold it close and speak it throughout the day. It reminds me that in everything—it’s not about me.
God gave me this verse as He worked to heal my broken heart.
There are countless examples of God healing people whose hearts were broken and using them for His plans and purposes:
Joseph was sold into slavery by his brothers. Genesis 50:20
Job lost his family, possessions, and health. Book of Job
Daniel was betrayed by government officials. Daniel 6
David was betrayed by his son, Absalom. 2 Samuel 15
Jesus was rejected by the Pharisees and Sadducees. Matthew–John
Jesus was betrayed by Judas. Matthew 26
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Quotes That Will Help Your Broken Heart Heal
The faithful love of the Lord never ends! His mercies never cease. Great is his faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each morning. Lamentations 3:22–23
“It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.” ~Steve Maraboli
Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:28–29
He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds. He counts the stars and calls them all by name. How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! His understanding is beyond comprehension! Psalm 147:3–5
“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 your out of options, when the pain is great – and you turn to God alone.” ~Rick Warren
Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10
“The love, pity, and grace of God ministers sweet blessings of comfort and healing to restore the broken and wounded hearts of His people. The God of the Bible is the God of those brought low, whom He lifts up into His strength.” ~J.R.Miller
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Hebrews 13:8
“Leave the broken, irreversible past in God’s hands, and step out into the invincible future with Him.” ~Oswald Chambers
Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7
Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story. ~Charles Swindoll
Give God your broken heart. Every little piece. Trust His perfect love. Allow Him to heal you and use the new stronger you to share your story for His glory.
Which quote is your favorite?