This is still true.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
We all break. The array of things that break us is astonishing. Each thing is exactly the tool needed to do the breaking.
Most often, we are broken by the big three things:
Lust of the Eye
Lust of the Flesh
The Pride of Life
When we break, we look for a remedy from the pain. Some turn to alcohol. Some turn to sex. Some turn to pills. Some turn to secular solutions, full of promise, empty of results.
If we belong to God we will see that what God could have prevented by His power, He allowed in His wisdom. It is to Him we take our broken pieces.
Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than…
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