The “Heart” Series Part 1February 2, 2020
Psalm 9:1 (NLT); I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done.
Definition of the word Anthropomorphic; ascribing human characteristics to non human things. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)
John 4:24 (NLT); For God is , so those who worship Him must worship in and in .”
Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit the writers of Scripture particularly but not exclusively, in the Old Testament, used human characteristics/terms of to God and about God so we could understand better.
Genesis 6:6 (NLT); So the Lord was He had ever made them and put them on the Earth. It His .
As human being and particularly as a parent we can understand “,” of a parent; when a child either makes a bad choice or is hurting. This is not however the regret of the child.
Have you ever broken someone’s heart? Have you ever had your heart broken?
Psalm 34:18 (NLT); The Lord is close to the broken-hearted; He those whose spirits are crushed.
Psalm 147:3(NLT); He the broken-hearted and bandages their .
Isaiah 61:1 (NLT); The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed Me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent Me to the broken-hearted and to proclaim that captives will be and prisoners will be .
Psalm 51:10 (NLT) – Create in me a heart, O God. Renew a spirit within me.
Jesus came to those who forgiveness for having broken the hearts of others and He came to those whose hearts have been broken as well.
How’s your heart?
Rev. G.A. Clark 020220