(To access the bookmark download the PDF version.) Proud people focus on the failures of others. Broken people are overwhelmed with a sense of their own. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Brokenness: The Heart God Revives | Every great movement of God is preceded by a season of humility and repentance. Do you wonder why God seems so far away? It may be that your heart needs to be broken.

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Proud people wait for others to come and ask forgiveness when there is a misunderstanding or a breach in a relationship. Proud people have to prove that they are right- they have to get the last word. Broken people take the initiative to be reconciled, no matter how wrong the other party may have been.

Hey, remember Piet Hein? January 3, at 6: Jan 23, Beth Peninger rated it it was amazing. I found the checklist and descriptions of each helpful.

Proud people crave self-advancement.

In fact, right about now, they are making a mental list brokneness the people they think need to read this book! Oct 06, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. Recommended to Miss Jen by: I can honestly say I never want to be that man again.

Proud people have a hard time saying, “I regives wrong; will you please forgive me? There were several things that stuck out in my mind as i was reading this short book. In essence, this is a book about confronting pride in its many forms, and breaking self of its fleshly tendencies. This can drive them to extremes — workaholic tendencies, perfectionism, the tendency to drive others or to place unrealistic expectations on themselves or others Broken people can recognize and live within God-given limitations Attitudes About Relationships The book also provides a check list to gauge your heart and attitude to see if you are prideful or broken towards people, sin, relationships, self and God.


I highly recommend this book, however I can see that if I had brokenness it in the past, I may not have gotten much out of it without my experience of brokenness.

This book meant a lot to me because of my personal journey the last 7 years and I can testify that these were both true in my life. I just re-read or listened to it.

Also includes a very helpful chart comparing brokenness and pride In her honest look at brokenness DeMoss shares personal stories of the healing and freedom that comes when a person can walk in life with humility and without entitlements, pride, etc.

Jul 21, Erin James rated it it was amazing. Poverty of spirit and mourning over brokennesa lead to genuine repentance, which in turn leads to forgiveness. Broken people compare themselves with the holiness of God and feel a desperate need for His mercy.

Brokenness: The Heart God Revives

Oct 30, Benjamin rated it it was amazing. And of course, true love and worship lead us back to a new level of brokenness, which leads to greater and deeper repentance, revive forgiveness, new founded freedom, and an ever greater capacity for love and worship. A friend recommended this. Nov 03, Christina rated it really liked it.


Brokenness: The Heart God Revives by Nancy Leigh DeMoss

I think the call to brokenness through obedience is a much harder path than through trauma because I likely would have given intellectual consent while my pride and arrogance stayed in tact.

This book has many great quotes. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Proud people are quick to blame others Broken people accept responsibility and can acknowledge where they are wrong in a situation As Nancy Leigh DeMoss poignantly conveys Proud people keep others at arm’s length. Flashback to Thursday, August 07, http: They also need revival, which is usually defined in vague terms.

Broken people are more conscious of their own spiritual need than of anyone else’s.