God Our Comforter

By   •   February 27   •   Topics: ,


There is also comfort in mourning, because in the midst of mourning God gives a song. His presence in our lives changes our mourning into song, and that song is a song of comfort. This kind of comfort is the kind which enabled a devout Englishman to look at a deep dark hole in the ground where his home stood before the bombing and say, “I always did want a basement. Now I can jolly well build another house, like I always wanted.” This kind of comfort is the kind which enabled a young minister’s wife in a church near us to teach her Sunday school class of girls on the very day of her husband’s funeral. Her mourning was not the kind which had no hope—it was a mourning of faith in the goodness and wisdom of God; it believed that our heavenly Father makes no mistakes.

Read more about grief and loss.

Listen to Billy Graham’s message, “Jesus Our Comforter”

Prayer for the day

Oh heavenly Father, who knows what agony and grief are because of the sacrifice of Your beloved Son, Jesus Christ-I thank You for the comfort which embraces all those who love You.

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  1. Gary Pricer says:

    Thank you

  2. Kim Hicks says:

    Bless you Billy for your words, it is true, having just lost my Dad it brings comfort, without that hope we have nothing.

  3. Martin A Layman says:

    Comfort all in need

  4. Ann Holmes says:

    This ministry is such a blessing!

  5. Selomit Sampeliling says:

    God bless you and your ministry

  6. Jodi Labbe says:

    I spend mmyy mornings reading daily devotions, one of which is from Billy Graham on TheYou Version Bible app. I enjoy my daily routine. It is what keekeeps me going everyday. God Bless.

  7. Cheryl Rosebrook says:

    Thank you for all you have done for us, through Jesus Christ!! Please stay strong and carry on, as God so guides you.

  8. Rev. Dr. Joseph Samuel says:

    Thank you . God bless you.

  9. gwen verano says:

    Praise Him. To God be the glory

  10. akinDayO says:

    Great comforting word.