Do Not Paint Over Your Brokenness
Have you been through a lot? Are you tired of bad news? So overwhelmed with the sorrows that you don’t know how to go on. Or are you tired of faking that everything is all right when it’s not?
Listen. No matter what:
Don’t paint over your brokenness. Bring it to Jesus.
Don’t hide your pain. Bring it to Jesus.
We won’t be thrown out just because we are broken. We are not even meant to be perfect and strong on our own. We don’t have to paint over our mistakes. We are all broken in one way or another. That’s why we all need Jesus.
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds [curing their pains and their sorrows]. (Psalm 147:3, AMP,*)
We need Jesus because Jesus is the only way we can deal with hardships without becoming bitter. Only Jesus can transform us from death to life, brokenness to wholeness. Only Jesus. But Jesus truly can and he will if you just give him all the pieces, all the pain, all the sorrow you are experiencing.
Jesus is the only healer for our brokenness. Because only Jesus has been broken for us, for our sins, our brokenness, our sorrows, our hardships.
But he was pierced for our rebellion,
crushed for our sins.
He was beaten so we could be whole.
He was whipped so we could be healed.
(Isaiah 53:5, NLT,*)
And only Jesus was resurrected from death to life bringing healing, wholeness and life upon life for us. Hence don’t paint over your brokenness, let Jesus make you whole. Don’t hide your pain, let Jesus heal you.
Jesus has been broken for you.
Just receive the gift of healing grace!
Thank you for your amazing gift of grace.
Thank you for providing us healing and wholeness through Christ.
Teach us to always turn to you with our sorrows.
Heal our hearts and keep us from becoming bitter.
Thank you for loving us so much!
In Jesus’ name,
Q4U: Have you tried painting over your brokenness? Have you been made whole by Jesus?
Be blessed, my fellow pilgrim, as you embrace Jesus as your healer and redeemer!
* [As you might have noticed, I enjoy reading the Bible in different translations and love comparing them. I have started linking the Bible verses to Biblegateway.com so you can easily read (and compare) them in the different versions I’ve used while preparing each post.]
Image courtesy of Meliza Celeridad, design Mari-Anna Stålnacke. Linking up today with Faith-filled Fridays, Five Minute Friday and Faith Jam.
12 thoughts on “Do Not Paint Over Your Brokenness”
I never thought of paint that way. Thank you for sharing that with me!
You’re welcome, Hope! Thank you for stopping by and commenting. Abundant blessings according to your needs!
Yes, yes and yes! I love the verses that remind us God uses our brokenness, that nothing goes to waste in His economy. All our tears He keeps in His bottle and He makes beauty from ashes.
Yes, we are so blessed to have those verses to encourage on our faith journey! Thank you, Laura, for sharing your thoughts. Blessings to you!
“Jesus is the only healer for our brokenness. Because only Jesus has been
broken for us, for our sins, our brokenness, our sorrows, our
Amen to that, sister! God bless.
Thank you, sis! God is good – all the time! Abundant blessings to you!
“Only Jesus can transform us from death to life, brokenness to wholeness.” Amen. Thank you, Mari-Anna.
Thank you, Trudy! Wholesome Blessings on your way!
This is so great, and so perfect for reflecting on as we draw near to Easter. Thank God that he gave us Jesus!
Wonderful! Thank you for your kind words, Amy! And, yes, thank God that he gave us Jesus! Sweet blessings to you!
Oh i so love this, I have written today about embracing my brokenness. We are who we are but we are perfect in Jesus love xx
Glad you found your way over here! Thank you for visiting and commenting. Yes, we are perfect in Jesus. It is wonderful to be embraced as we are and made whole by amazing grace. Abundant blessings to you, sis!