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Healing for a Broken Heart

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3 Did you know there is a medical condition called broken heart syndrome? It’s called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy or stress cardiomyopathy. The condition occurs when the heart muscle is weakened from emotional stress such as losing a loved one, a break-up, or continual anxiety. If you have suffered from a broken heart, you know how stressful it can be. You can also identify with the term that so aptly captures the feeling. It’s like your life has been taken from you, as if your heart has been ripped from your chest. Heartbreak […]

How to Manage Sorrow

My soul is weary with sorrow; strengthen me according to your word. Psalm 119:28 In yesterday’s message, based on Philippians 4:13, we learned how Christ gives us strength that leads to contentment as we undergo life’s painful trials. Today, our focus text deals with the most severe of all human experiences, sorrow. Sorrow is a feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune. Grief is sorrow at its worst, deep sorrow, especially that caused by someone’s death. Do you recall the first time you experienced sorrow? For me, it was when my Uncle Buddy died. I was seven at […]

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