Life is not all plain sailing for anyone, and sometimes it can feel as though everything goes wrong at once… in our times of pain and hopelessness we need to be comforted. The Word of God reminds us at these times that there is a comfort always within our reach, and that with God we will always find peace and protection !
Discover these 10 bible verses about comfort and consolation ! You will find fresh strength in reading these scriptures which remind us that God is with us in every moment and most especially in the difficult or painful ones.
“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28)
“When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord ; he brought me into a spacious place.” (Psalm 118:5)
“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.” (2 Corinthians 1:3-4)
“Shout for joy, you heavens ; rejoice, you earth ; burst into song, you mountains ! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.” (Isaiah 49:13)
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6)
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” (John 14:27)
“And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:7)
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4)
“Never again will they hunger ; never again will they thirst. The sun will not beat down on them, nor any scorching heat. For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd ; he will lead them to springs of living water. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.” (Apocalypse 7:16-17)
God wants to save us from all of our pain and distress ! Find comfort in your difficulties through praying with fellow believers through our many prayer groups :