A prayer for when you’re hurting: 10 verses of comfort for tough times

September 24, 2015 by  
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10 Verses for when you feel broken, for those in need of comfort:
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Ps. 147:3

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Ps. 34:18

“But he gives more grace. Therefore it says,
“God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” James 4:6

God is Good

“I believe I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.
Wait on the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait on the Lord.” Ps. 27:13-14

“Blessed be God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort,
who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble
by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.” 2 Cor. 1:3-4

“Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you, I will help you, yes,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Is. 41:10

Cling to God

“He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness.
By his wounds you have been healed.” 1 Pet. 2:24

“Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.” Ps. 55:22

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me,
for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matt. 11:28-30

God’s warranty

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”
Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses,
so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” 2 Cor. 12:9

Know that He loves you,
He cares about what you’re walking through, every single thing.

God and Man

And He hasn’t left you, not ever.
Praying that you’ll have a fresh glimpse of His Presence
as He’s bringing you through, to the other side of the grief.

” There’s more in store…
He has good for you…and whispers hope “.

– fwd: susamma mathews

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