The Wall Around your Heart
How Jesus Heals You When Others Hurt YouBook - 2013
The Wall Around Your Heart is about hope. It’s about leading hurt people through biblical truth into amazing, life-sustaining, and joyful growth. Instead of resigning ourselves to our wounds, we can rise above the pain, draw closer to Jesus, and become an agent of healing to others.
Family members hurtus. Friends betray us. Fellow Christians deceive us. But Jesus provides a paththrough the pain—the Lord’s Prayer.
In The Wall AroundYour Heart, Mary DeMuth shows you that you can reach wholeness and healing in the aftermath of painfulrelationships by following the road map of the Lord’s Prayer. You’ll walkthrough story after story of hurt people who are led through biblical truth intoamazing, life-sustaining, joyful growth.
Life is hard. Peoplecan be mean and petty and awful. But they can also be amazing and beautiful andsacrificial. God is good. He is faithful. You can trust him with yourrelationships. “He’ll send people to call out what is hard in your heart,” Maryshares. “And that’s a gift to you.”
Allow God to access the wall around your heart. Dare to say,“Tear down the bricks, Lord, whatever it takes.” Pray first. Ask forbravery—for yourself and for others. Risk engaging despite your hurt. Seek theshelter of Jesus.You don’t have to resign yourself to your wounds! You can rise above the pain. You’ll usher in a newlife—an openhearted way of relating to others that expands the kingdom of God. Inthe process, you’ll draw closer to Jesus, be healed, and become an agent ofhealing to others.