He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. - PSALM 147:3
“Heart repairs while you wait,” the sign may as well have read. Who, after all, can really fix a broken heart?
Awhile back, our home air-conditioning system conked out. The repair company sent two servicemen. They came in a truck so lavish with state-of-the-art equipment they could have built a moon rocket. But when they found my AC problem, the repair guys discovered they didn’t have the tools to fix it despite all the gadgets festooning their truck!
So it is with the broken heart. Philosophy tries a mend, but can’t get the repair to hold. Psychology lathers the broken heart with goo, but it dries and cracks and the heart-tear reopens. Religion attempts the fix, but fails to mend the heart.
The answer is not an idea, strategy or program, but a Person. Jesus of Nazareth said He had come to heal the brokenhearted. His repair job stays fixed, as many happy “customers” can testify across time!
Even if you are brokenhearted today, by faith give the Lord thanks and praise for the mending of the heart.