There are lots of Bible verses about comfort in the Bible. This is such a good thing since we go through so many hard times. It seems like every time I turn around another friend is going through some type of hard time. When I go through rough stuff I turn to these passages to help me through.
Matthew 5:4 "Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Read a challenging devotional about this text>>>
Psalm 23 "The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even 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. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
John 14:1 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me."
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 "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."
Matthew 11:25-30 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
1 Peter 5:6-7 "Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you."
Hebrews 13:6 " So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?"
Proverbs 3:24 "When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet."
Psalm 18:2 "The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the hornof my salvation, my stronghold."
Deuteronomy 31:8 "The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged."
It is clear that the Lord has given us much comfort throughout the pages of the Bible. There are so many things that happen in our lives that we need to feel that God is right there sometimes. These verses show us that He indeed is right there when we need Him.
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