Our wild, rebellious spirit.

Ray Comfort's Daily Evidence

God made the horse like no other animal. It is clothed with a courageous “thunder”—an incredibly brave spirit, an amazing energy that can be harnessed by man and taken into the very heat of battle unafraid. After David sinned with Bathsheba, he cried, “The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart—these, O God, You will not despise” (Psa. 51:17). To understand what is meant by “a broken spirit,” think of a wild horse. Although beautiful, it is useless to man. So man takes that wild animal and “breaks” its spirit. He does not take away its beauty or its character; he just harnesses its incredible energy so he can turn it any way he wishes. James spoke of this: “Indeed, we put bits in horses’ mouths that they may obey us, and we turn their whole body” (James 3:3).

That is what God wants from you and me. He wants to “break” our…

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