Posts Tagged ‘ Comfort ’

VerseD: Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Philippians 4:7, ESV

Drawing near to God by the Holy Spirit protects, strengthens, and comforts you in all trials, troubles, worries, and attacks, so that no matter what is happening you can know His peace.

VerseD: Isaiah 66:13

As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
Isaiah 66:13, ESV

When Christ returns, all of our fears, pain, grief will be removed and comforted. While we wait, we can cast all our cares and sin on Him.

Seek God in all things.

VerseD: Psalm 23:4

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Psalms 23:4, NASB

We will face problems in this life. Sometimes they are inflicted on us by others, and sometimes they are a result of our sinful choices. In all, God is in control and uses them to discipline and lead us to His final, eternal comfort.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
2 Corinthians 1:3‭-‬4, NASB

God does allow us to go through pain and problems so that we are able to share the comfort He has given us with others.

VerseD: Mark 8:34-35

And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the gospel’s will save it.
Mark 8:34‭-‬35, ESV

God’s primary concern is not our happiness and comfort in this life.

God’s primary concern is His glory through the salvation of His people. That frequently takes sacrifice and suffering, as our greatest example (Jesus) gave us through the cross.

VerseD: Psalm 119:114

You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.
Psalm 119:114, ESV

God’s word is a source of comfort, spiritual and moral protection, and truth. The ultimate of these three are revealed in the Bible to be found in the Word, Jesus.