having been fractured or damaged and no longer in one piece or in working order.
“a broken arm”
synonyms: smashed, shattered, fragmented, splintered, crushed, snapped;
(of a person) having given up all hope; despairing.
“he went to his grave a broken man”
synonyms: defeated, beaten, subdued;
busted; collapsed; cracked; crippled; crumbled; crushed; damaged; defective; demolished; fractured; fragmented; injured; mangled; mutilated; ruptured; severed; shattered; smashed; burst; disintegrated; dismembered; hurt; pulverized; rent; riven; separated; shivered; shredded; slivered; split; fragmentary; in pieces. Broken.
I will never forget the day you came in through the back door after leaving me alone for 5-6 hours ill, not answering your phone or returning texts. One of the things you said to me was, “We have a plan, we have been planning how we are going to break you”. From there you plotted and executed for months and months, day in day out, saturating every moment possible with your planned movements and potions. Then when the largest cracks appeared you actually said to me, “Wow, I am scared for you. You are losing it. You’re not okay.” I yelled back at you, “What did you think it would look like? You wanted to break me, this is broken. What did you think broken would look like? What did you think would be the result of breaking a person, breaking a human being?”
Did you win? Now this is me. This is who I now am: busted; collapsed; cracked; crippled; crumbled; crushed; damaged; defective; demolished; fractured; fragmented; injured; mangled; mutilated; ruptured; severed; shattered; smashed; burst; disintegrated; dismembered; hurt; pulverized; rent; riven; separated; shivered; shredded; slivered; split; fragmentary; in pieces…broken.
I am broken.
The day you told me you were scared for me, I now know was a day of great pride and pleasure for you. If you knew me now you would revel with great joy in the pain, suffering and loneliness I experience. Satisfaction would overtake you. You would taste and believe you have won.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; A broken and a contrite heart, O God, You will not despise.
The LORD is near to the brokenhearted And saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Make me to hear joy and gladness, Let the bones which You have broken rejoice.
For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, “I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.
Is 52.14: …so His appearance was marred more than any man.
Jesus was broken. On the cross He bore the sin of your executed plans. He bore them in order to bring me revival.
an improvement in the condition or strength of something.
“a revival in the fortunes of the party”
synonyms: improvement, recovery, rallying, picking up, amelioration, turn for the better, upturn, upswing, resurgence
“a revival in the economy”
an instance of something becoming popular, active, or important again.
“cross-country skiing is enjoying a revival”
synonyms: comeback, reestablishment, reintroduction, restoration, reappearance, resurrection, regeneration, renaissance, rejuvenation
“the revival of traditional crafts”
a new production of an old play or similar work.
reanimation; rebirth; regeneration; rejuvenation; rejuvenescence; renewal; resurgence; resurrection; resuscitation; revitalization, revivification
Revival Related Words:
renaissance; renascence; reinvention; reactivation; rally; recovery; recuperation; restoral; restoration. Revival.
In Christ I will be; I am in the process of; I am revived. You asked me several times why I did not believe you know Jesus. I know you do not know Jesus because you didn’t know about His plans. You didn’t know that He revives those who know Him. In Christ I will be; I am in the process of; I am revived.