14 Encouraging Bible Verses About God’s Comfort!

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1) Psalm 23:4 NLT : Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. 

2)   Psalm:21 KJV : Thou shalt increase my greatness and comfort me on ever side. 

3) Psalm 119:50 CEV : When I am hurting, I find comfort in your promise that leads to life. 

4) Psalm 119:76 NLT : Now let your unfailing comfort me, just as you promised me, your servant.

5) Isaiah 40:1 CEV :  Our God has said: Encourage my people, give them comfort!

6) Isaiah 49:13 KJV : Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains:  for the lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.

7) Isaiah 51:3 KJV : For the lord shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places. and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the lord; Joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving and the voice of melody. 

8) Isaiah 61:2 KJV : To proclaim the acceptable year of our LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn;

9) Isaiah 66: 13 KJV : As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

10) Jeremiah 31:13 NIV : The young women will dance and be glad, young man and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow. 

11) Matthew 5:4 KJV : Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

12) John 14:16 KJV : And I will pray the Father,and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever.

13) 2 Corinthians 1:3 KJV : All praise to God, the father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful father and the source of all comfort. 

14) 2 Thessalonians 2:16 – 17 CEV : God our father loves us. He treats us with undeserved grace and has given us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope. We pray that our Lord Jesus Christ and God our Father will encourage you and help you always to do and say the right thing.

 

How to trust God through life’s storms

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     Jesus was in the back of the boat with his bead on a pillow, and he was asleep. His disciples woke him and said, ” Teacher, don’t you care that we are about to drown?” Mark 4:38 CEV
The Bible (Mark 4: 35 – 41)  recounts the story of how Jesus lay sleeping, soundly and calmly in a boat that was being rocked violently by a crazy storm and was just seconds to sinking. So the frightened disciples ( who wouldn’t be?) ran to wake him; urging him to do something and even suggesting that maybe, just maybe He didn’t care.

                       

  When we go through seasons where everything seems so dark and frightening, we try to find our way through even as we wonder (like the disciples did) where God is and if He really does care.

Jesus got up and rebuked the storm, the weather steadied it’s rage, peace was restored and a vital lesson was learned; which is that Jesus does care and also that He is with us when life throws up a storm just as He is when everything is cool and calm.
Here is one of the most loving invitations from God to you; Give all your worries and cares to God, for He cares about you. (1Peter 5:7 KJV).

I love this verse because it reminds me that God wants to be involved in my day to day; everything about my life, absolutely everything matters to Him. His concern for me stretches far beyond the salvation of my soul, He also longs for a close and personal relationship with me. It is an invitation to release all those fears and cares on the altar of  prayer. We pray and we praise even when it’s difficult. We open our hearts to Him in prayer, and allow Him to pour His balm on the pain and the hurts He alone can see. He calls you to trust Him. He is waiting with open arms, saying; ” Give me all your worries, those anxiety filled thoughts that wake you up at night. Give them all to me and I will replace them with faith, peace and victory.”