Help For the Troubled Heart, Part 1
Topic: Help For the Troubled Heart Passage: John 14:1–14:8
Question: How many times does a heart beat in a lifetime?
A) 2.5 million
B) 2.5 billion
C) 2.5 trillion
D) 2.5 gazillion
Answer: B) 2.5 billion
Every day, your heart beats (expands and contracts) an impressive 100,000 times. That adds up to more than 2.5 billion heartbeats in the average lifetime. And here’s a fun fact: According to Harvard Health Publications, your heart can actually skip a beat. These “palpitations” can feel like your heart is fluttering, throbbing, flip-flopping, or pounding. It can feel like a heart attack or just a general sense of unease. In other words, when you’re going through something, you can feel it in your heart.
This morning, Steve brings us a message for people who carry a heavy load. Know anyone like that? Steve’s message is called “Help For the Troubled Heart” (Good News for This Life and The Life to Come).