The scriptures do not speak of a fragmented heart. They speak of a callous, blind, uncircumcised and blind heart. Our point of using the illustration of the fragmented heart is only to help us discover the links between our hearts and our desires. Through this we can discover the different 'loves' of our heart.
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Each of these chief affections that we prefer over the Lord's instruction is a god in our life that must be destroyed. We have not well understood the great difficulties that are associated with these 'little loves.' Their very presence in our hearts increase our inner confusion because of the competition for our loyalty and protection. Below are two illustrations.
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