Christ Is The Answer

We all need to be reminded that Jesus is our comfort. 2 Corinthians 1:3b says God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.

When Harry Lauder, the great Scottish comedian, received word that his son had been killed in France, he said, “In a time like this, there are three courses open to man: He may give way to despair and become bitter. He may endeavor to drown his sorrow in drink or in a life of wickedness. Or he may turn to God.”

Christ is the answer, no matter what we face.

Are you afraid? Read Isaiah 51:2, “I, yes I, am the one who comforts you. So why are you afraid of mere humans, who wither like the grass and disappear? 

Do you have troubles? Read Psalm 119:50, Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles

Do you need hope? Read Romans 15:4, For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.

Are you mourning a loss? Read Matthew 5:4, Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. 

Are you worried about death? Read Psalm 24:4, Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me

Can you think of anyone who needs comforting? Let’s be the hands and feet of Christ and comfort them today!

Have a blessed day!

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  1. Wonderful verses to serve as reminders as we go through different seasons in life. Both 5 years ago when I lost my mom and 7 months ago when I lost my dad unexpectedly have I truly felt Gods comfort.

  2. Thank you for your heart-felt Scriptures- God is indeed our Comforter and only Source of Hope. May you and your family reap in the Lord’s indescribable blessings! Thank you for all you do for so many!

  3. Thank you! My daughter’s Dad took his life back in March and it’s been hard for all of us. My girl’s are adults, but this will be their first Christmas without him. This helps!
    God Bless ❤

  4. Thank you Cyndi for your comforting words, missing my Mother this Holiday season, but grateful she was a loving servant of our Lord all her life. Blessed with new healthy Grandchildren that bring us more joy then can be imagined, as you well know, many blessing for yours and your new one to come. God is the source of all Love,Comfort and Understanding. Celebrate his coming, Blessings and Love , Terri

  5. Thank you Cyndi for your encouraging words and the beautiful song. Our county has lost many teens this year due to several car accidents and I cannot fathom what their parents have been through and will go through this next month. Also, a young teen in the area just lost her father on Thanksgiving due to brain cancer. My heart breaks for “anyone” that has lost their family or friend. ~Lisa~

  6. Comfort is what we need in time of trouble. I believe and trust that GOD is our Comfort in all we go thru. Today my adopted daughter gave he husband separation paper’s. I have pray that GOD will give both of them Comfort. Cyndi thank you are the devotion and song you share with us. I pray that you and you family have a Blessed feast of today .

    Blessings. CeCe

  7. Amen! In my most difficult days I pray Lord I trust You, help me trust You more, I believe You, help my unbelief!” His peace and comfort are real,

  8. Just what we all needed! Hope you guys had a wonderful Thanksgiving and wishing you a Merry Christmas, as well. Much love to all from the Switzer’s ❤️

  9. Thank you so much for those verses and comforting words.
    So many people are hurting and it’s a very tuff time when they see families and happiness around them when they morning for whatever reason.

  10. When I lost my husband very unexpected a week after his 50th Birthday my spiritual readings gave me great comfort and I knew God had a reason to call him home.