Our source of lasting comfort.
Sometimes we seek comfort in the wrong places. Food, drink, activity and status. But none of those things give us ultimate comfort or strength. They don’t provide the companionship our souls crave. Only our Shepherd can do that.
God is the Only source of lasting comfort for the human race.
We are not the first, nor will we be the last people of God living with troubling times. The fact of the matter is other believers have faced greater difficulties but God is the One to turn to for facing any difficulty that comes your way. God is our hope and therefore offers legitimate comfort because of His enduring superiority.
Where our trials abound, God’s comfort MORE than abounds towards us. Endeavor to commit yourself to find the comfort God wants you to have from Him in these days; just as the Bible says: “God, who comforts the depressed.”
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.” (2 Corinthians 1:3-5).
“But God Who comforts the discouraged… (2 Corinthians 7:6)