29 March 2013

Five Minute Friday ~ Broken

There's always a song that comes to mind when I see or hear the word broken - and it has been that way since I was in high school. I think I'll just borrow these words today... 

One day a plain village woman
Driven by love for her Lord
Recklessly poured out a valuable essence
Disregarding the scorn
And once it was broken and spilled out
A fragrance filled all the room
Like a pris'ner released from his shackles
Like a spirit set free from the tomb

Broken and spilled out
Just for love of you Jesus
My most precious treasure
Lavished on Thee
Broken and spilled out
And poured at Your feet
In sweet abandon
Let me be spilled out
And used up for Thee

Lord You were God's precious treasure
His loved and His own perfect Son
Sent here to show me
The love of the Father
Just for love it was done
And though You were perfect and holy
You gave up Yourself willingly
You spared no expense for my pardon
You were used up and wasted for me

Broken and spilled out
Just for love of me Jesus
God's most precious treasure
Lavished on me
You were broken and spilled out
And poured at my feet
In sweet abandon Lord
You were spilled out and used up for Me

These are beautiful words on which to meditate this Easter weekend ~ 

And I've also been thinking about how easy it is to be broken in this world in which we live - and how that is a bad thing. But to be broken and spilled out? That is totally a God-thing. He makes beautiful things out of the dust, He makes complete that which is unfinished, He secures those that are willing to confess and trust their brokeness to Him.

Linking up with Lisa Jo for another Five Minute Friday.


  1. Those are beautiful words on which to meditate this Easter weekend. Have a blessed Easter.

  2. Thanks for sharing this truth on this weekend that changed our lives forever.

  3. Thanks for posting the words to the song. What is the name of the song? I would like to listen to it. Stopping by via Five Minute Friday

    1. The song is called Broken and Spilled out and was originally performed by Steve Green.

      thanks for stopping by. :-)

  4. I feel like this week's word was chosen just for me. :) Beautiful song, great posts. I love what you said at the end. It IS such a God thing! Clinging to that today.

    1. so glad you found these words encouraging. hoping you've had a blessed Resurrection Day!

  5. Yes, broken and spilled out. I've never thought of broken being bad, but you're so right. The blessing is in being spilled out. Beautiful words. Thank you!


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