The LORD is near to the brokenhearted; He saves the contrite in spirit.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 4:7
For what nation is so great as to have a god as near to them as the LORD our God is to us whenever we call on Him?
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, that His glory may dwell in our land.
For he never thought to show kindness, but pursued the poor and needy and brokenhearted, even to their death.
You are near, O LORD, and all Your commandments are true.
The LORD is near to all who call on Him, to all who call out to Him in truth.
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in a high and holy place, and with the oppressed and humble of spirit, to restore the spirit of the lowly and revive the heart of the contrite.
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on Me, because the LORD has anointed Me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent Me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and release from darkness to the prisoners,
Has not My hand made all these things? And so they came into being, declares the LORD. This is the one I will esteem: he who is humble and contrite in spirit, who trembles at My word.
So rend your hearts and not your garments, and return to the LORD your God. For He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and abounding in loving devotion. And He relents from sending disaster.
Chapter Outline1. David praises God, and exhorts others thereto by his experience
8. They are blessed who trust in God
11. He exhorts to the fear of God
15. The privileges of the righteous
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