Posts tagged with ‘Comfort’

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5/31/18 THE ONE WHO BORE OUR SINS CARRIES OUR SORROWS

by Barry Lovett
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“And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people…for I know their sorrows.” Exodus 3:7. God is fully aware of our troubles and actually enters into our suffering with us.  Writing about the Lord’s compassionate interest in the sorrows of His people, the prophet Isaiah declared, “In all their affliction He […]

1/18/18 THE STORMS OF OUR LIFE PROVE THE STRENGTH OF OUR ANCHOR

by Barry Lovett
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“Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows.” Isaiah 53:4 We have no completely satisfactory answer to life’s painful problems.  We do know, however, that the Lord is present with us, for He said He would never leave us. Jesus’ name “Immanuel” literally means “God with us”.  Even though suffering baffles our minds, […]

1/9/18 NEVER LET TODAY’S BURDEN ERASE YESTERDAY’S BLESSING

by Barry Lovett
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“I thank my God upon every remembrance of you.” Philippians 1:3 Paul’s ability to remember his friends in Philippi brought him great comfort as he awaited trial in Rome, prompting him to joyfully pray for them.  You could never have convinced him that comfort was found in being able to forget, because he rejoiced in […]