Posts tagged with ‘Comfort’

10/21/22 THERE IS THE PROMISE OF FUTURE JOY

by Barry Lovett

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.”  Psalm 30:5 Have you experienced extreme sorrow? There is the promise of future joy amid your tears as you lean upon our loving Lord.  Leave your sorrows with Jesus, the “Man of Sorrows.”

9/26/22 EVEN IN OUR TROUBLES, GOD’S LOVE CAN BE TRUSTED

by Barry Lovett

“How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever?”  Psalm 13:1.   Prolonged affliction is discouraging. We want a fast solution, a quick fix.  But some things can’t be fixed.  They can only be endured.  But we can tell our problems to God.  We have a heavenly Father who wants us to engage with Him in […]

8/15/22 THE WEAK AND DISCOURAGED ARE IN THE SHEPHERD’S SPECIAL CARE

by Barry Lovett

“After the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice.”  I Kings 19:12. After defeating the prophets of Baal, Elijah received a death threat from Jezebel.  His hope was shattered, and despondency set in.  He wanted to die!  God helped Elijah deal with his […]

8/5/22 OFTEN THE BEST COMFORT IS JUST BEING THERE

by Barry Lovett

“Many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.” John 11:19 Martha and Mary were surrounded by friends and mourners who comforted them when their brother Lazarus died. Then the One they most longed to see – Jesus – came and wept with them. The people […]