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Embrace Comfort

“Being confident of this,
I take great comfort knowing
He who began a good work in me
will carry it out to completion…”

Philippians 1:6

Aren’t those comforting words?

God is doing a good work in me, this I know.
But that doesn’t mean I am going to be without troubles.
Hurt and pain are guaranteed in this world.
Through scripture, we can be comforted
by knowing that God is faithful,
and is always looking over us.

Our Heavenly Father truly cares
and is our protector and comforter in times of need.
Whatever the circumstance may be,
we can use comforting Bible verses
to find a peace that passes understanding.

8 The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you;
he will never leave you nor forsake you.
Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”

Deuteronomy 31:8

Are you facing a difficult circumstance?
Something over which you have little if any control?
Maybe it is job related.
Maybe it is health related.
You might be in a state of transition.
Perhaps there are relational issues …

Whatever it is, know this:
Loved ones who walked before you
faced some of those same challenges.
They walk with you today…
And they intercede for you.

I believe that.
I feel my mom and my sis, and
I hear the Holy Spirit.
I am not alone.

You Never Walk Alone!

This rendition of “You’ll Never Walk Alone”
always inspires me and comforts me.
If Andrea, who is blind,
can face his daily challenges
and reassure us of life’s constant Companion
with such sincerity and conviction,
who am I to doubt the Comforter?

4 “Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.”

Matthew 5:4

Maybe you, like my friends Scott & Cheryl,
have recently lost a loved one –
a parent, a sibling, a dear friend, a pet…
If so, I pray you will feel the comfort
of our Lord and His promises
of Eternal Life.
Be at peace.

3 “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
4 who comforts us in all our troubles,
so that we can comfort those
in any trouble
with the comfort
we ourselves

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Embrace Comfort”
And be the first to offer it to friends in need.

Every day we all need encouragement and words of comfort!

May you feel the loving arms of
our God of peace and comfort embracing you –
And may you pass along those comforting hugs
to all you meet who need your love and kindness.

See you tomorrow (God willing)


Comments on: "Embrace Comfort" (12)

  1. So needed this, this morning. Thank you Jan BerkπŸ’œ

  2. May you all receive comfort in these troubling times. XX

  3. Dana Pulliam said:

    Sending you a bushel of comforting hugs! πŸ’š

  4. Reblogged this on AuntyUta and commented:
    Such a peaceful blog! I love to reblog it! Thank you, Jan, for this beautiful blog! πŸ™‚

    • God bless you, AuntyUta, for the reblog. This rarely happens – but when it does, I am so grateful and encouraged by the gesture. I hope your followers are inspired by that ready access we have to the peace and comfort provided by our Lord and His Word. Happy Sunday to you, dear friend. <3 "Bee" at peace! <3

  5. Amen Jan! We need to feel the comfort from the Lord every day. Embrace each nugget deposited by the Spirit and share it with someone else.

  6. Wow! I had not seen that version of You’ll Never Walk Alone. Thanks for sharing.

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