Daily Devotional: The God of Comfort

The God of Comfort

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you…”

(Isaiah 66:13, NIV)

Oftentimes, when people face challenges, they seek comfort by surrounding themselves with things that are familiar. It may be work, a sport or hobby; it may be relationships; or of course, we all know about comfort food. But those things are only temporary, and they can only bring temporary comfort. True, lasting comfort is available, and it’s only found in a personal relationship with God, the Father through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

According to Webster’s dictionary, comfort means to give strength and hope; to ease grief or trouble. No matter what difficulty you may be facing today, God wants to bring you comfort. Like a mother cares for her child, He longs to give you strength, hope and confidence. Make the decision to put Him first in every area of your life. Let go of those things you know are holding you back. Let Him be Lord over all! As you surrender to His grace, you will be filled with His peace and joy. You’ll be empowered to overcome every obstacle, and you will live in victory all the days of your life.

A PRAYER FOR TODAY

Father in heaven, I come to You today and invite You to fill my whole being. Give me Your lasting comfort and strength. Empower me by Your Holy Spirit to live in the victory You have established for me in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Posted on July 29, 2012, in Bible Verses, Quotes & More!. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I am so impressed with your blog postings. This is so true. I’ve been so busy since ive been making bonnets. Comfort food-Yes. I’m carrying these extra 6 pounds to show for it. Often times I hear that stilll calm voice saying, Eboni just stop pushing your self and talk to Me. Just a little talk with Jesus makes it right. The comfort of God blesses us with the peace that surpasses all understanding! Stay encouraged Val! Love you.

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