Lord, break our hearts!

Have you ever prayed this prayer, “Lord, break our hearts for the things that break yours?”  Well, take a look at this video and allow God to answer your prayer.  This was originally posted by Christmas Change.  If this doesn’t move you, like really move you to do something, then…well…just watch it.

I’ve prayed that prayer many times in my life…it is dangerous!  Because when God truly breaks your heart for something…you’re ruined for the ordinary world.  That’s how I feel.  But I wouldn’t change it in a million years.   I just pray that He continues to break my heart.  I too can fall into depraved indifference.  I hate it.  I want my minutes that are allotted to me to make a difference for eternity in the lives of many.

So, my flight to Haiti was cancelled as was the mission team that we were supposed to host.  We will reschedule them for spring break.  But, I am very excited because I got my flight rescheduled for this Friday and returning on Thursday.  So, Lord willing, I will get down there before Christmas and have the wonderful opportunity to distribute all the gifts that have been purchased for hundreds of children.  I will also be able to give out gifts to all the orphaned kids that we are ministering to.  I am planning on having a little Christmas party for the kids in the orphanage.  I am so excited to be able to spend some time with these children.  To me, I would not want to be doing anything else in the world besides sharing the love of Christ with those kids that are often most forgotten about.  But I’m no different than you.  I just simply prayed that prayer and He answered.  No extraordinary people here…just ordinary people who serve an extraordinary God.

5 thoughts on “Lord, break our hearts!

  1. Praise God!! I will be praying for your safety; also for your precious family in Florida. Praying for Haiti!

    “May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us-yes, establish the work of our hands.” Psalm 90: 17

  2. Rebecca,

    Thanks so much for all of your prayers and incredible reminders from God’s Word. We definitely need to get our families together at some point since we’re not that far away. God bless you.

  3. You will be covered in prayer for your safey and for your family
    here while you are away. Oh that we may love like Christ.
    The video is very moving. Thank you for your thoughts and
    words, Love you all, Tom and Vickie

  4. Cody,

    I am so sorry to hear that you had to cancel again!! There is obviously a great reason for this, and soon, very soon, you will be back. I can’t wait to meet your family…..when things calm down, we do need to get together. I will keep on praying for you all!! God IS SO good, ALL the time. YES, that we may love more like Christ. Oh Lord, more of You, just give me Jesus…..revive us, refine us, mold and make us more like You, with a burning desire to do whatever it takes to shine the awesome, soveriegn light of our precious, and wonderful Lord and Savior and to take the precious Gospel to wherever you desire us to go. AMEN

    ****Cody, where do I send this package for the girls?? 🙂

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