Useful Broken Things

Useful Broken Things – There are many things that are still useful when broken, we are one of those. God uses broken people! #Broken #BrokenThings

Useful Broken Things

Useful Broken Things - There are many things that are still useful when broken, we are one of those. God uses broken people! #Broken #BrokenThings

God uses brokenness to further His kingdom. That broken part of you can be used to show others how God is getting you through so that person can see God can use them too. Brokenness won’t be in heaven either! As I am writing this up, Scars in Heaven by Casting Crowns is on the radio. In the song, it says the only scars in heaven won’t belong to me and you.

Think about it this way. Broken crayons still color. Plus, broken crayons can be melted and made into other projects.

Even eggs must be broken to be used. (Nuts too!)

Even broken jars can still be used, some cultures fill them with gold. Making them more valuable.

Below are more useful broken items.

The soil must be broken to be used rather it be for crops or putting a building on it.

Seeds break and they produce crops.

Even a cracked touch screen still can be broken. I’m sure most of have cracked or broken our screens on our phone and they often still can be used.

The Bible tells us even a broken tooth and lame leg can still be reliant. See Proverbs 25:19

Like a bad tooth and an unsteady foot
Is confidence in a treacherous person in time of trouble.

Proverbs 25:19

World records always get broken and they’re still useful.

Broken tiles can still be used to make beautiful artwork.

Broken scraps of fabric still can be used to make quilts and other sewed objects. See

In order to ride a horse, you have to break it in.

The same thing applies to a baseball glove, you got a break it in so you can use it good to catch the baseball.

Those glow sticks you have to break them for them to start glowing.

Chains when they break still can be used, often it free what was chained. Or it can be used and make a bigger chain with more than one and a link.

A broken car, I can still be used there are still many parts that are good to be reused on another car.

Bread must be broken too. Even Jesus broke bread!

That’s I would like my readers help. Feel free to share what other things still can be used broken.

What are other useful items?

What are some other things that are broken that can still be used? Feel free to share in the comments below.

Maybe if you feel comfortable, share how God has used your brokenness.

Don’t let that brokenness stop you! God can still use you and mighty and wonderful ways. We can’t do it on her own, we need Him and Him alone.

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First published September 25, 2021, last updated August 10, 2022.

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Author: Steve Patterson

A Christian Blogger that enjoys blogging about the Bible, Theology, God, Jesus Christ, Christian Music, Family, Cats, Odd Holidays, sewing and much more. I have been blogging since 2004, however, I have been blogging on Courageous Christian Father since 2012. I enjoy listening to Christian Music. I am married with 1 daughter, 2 step-sons and a step daughter.

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