Break My Heart - Week Three (Avon Lake Campus)

Sunday, November 19, 2023


 “Break My Heart”

Luke 6:21b; 25b


  • We are all going to weep, it’s just a matter of



  • Jesus wants to flip our hearts to value what God values.



  • Each of the blessings and and each of the woes have an implication for the present and and an implication for the future.



  • Jesus is inviting His listeners to have a bigger view than just Israel
    • God’s Kingdom is anywhere that God is King!



  • We serve a God who is grieved by sin.



  • Escapism: avoiding reality.

Broken heart: commitment to reality



  • You are blessed when your heart breaks for what breaks God’s



  • DANGEROUS PRAYER: “Break my heart



  • Let your compassion drive you to action!




What breaks your heart and what are you going to do about it?




Supporting Scripture: Ezekiel 6:9-10; Luke 19:41; Ephesians 4:30; Matthew 9:35-38; Isaiah 61:1-3; Genesis 3; Revelation 21-22

LifeGroup Questions: Applying the Teaching to Our Lives

  1. What’s something new you learned from today’s message?
  2. Why is a Kingdom mindset so important when reading the Beatitudes?
  3. Do you find yourself seeking escapism?
  4. God grieves for sin and brokenness. Why is that important?
  5. How should we respond to the brokenness we see in the world? What would it look like for you to lean in instead of trying to escape?
  6. The Dangerous prayer: Have you ever asked God to break your heart?
  7. What makes you weep? What makes you pound the table?
  8. What would it look like to let your compassion drive you to action? What could God be asking you to do?