The Heart Jesus Revives
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
— Psalm 51:17
I grew up listening to Nancy Leigh DeMoss on the radio. She has a daily show called Revive Our Hearts. I most remember her shows on how to be the kind of woman God uses. Nancy spoke at a conference my family attended in 1995. A revival broke out, and people prayed and openly confessed their sins.
The revival spread like wildfire across the tens of thousands of people who were gathered that summer. I remember, as a twelve-year-old, getting up in front of my peers and participating by confessing my sins. Since that day I have never quite experienced that kind of godly brokenness.
Nancy made a list of “The Heart God Revives,” including characteristics of proud, unbroken people who are resistant to the call of God on their lives compared with the qualities of broken, humble people who have experienced God’s revival.44
Proud people focus on the failures of others. They ...
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