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. Patricia Noia says:

    Thank you

  2. lizy Subash says:

    To God be the Glory

  3. Lois Braxton says:

    Your words of God are always comforting.

  4. Patricia Stewart says:

    Thank you for this good word. Please pray for my coudin whose son was tragically killed two weeks ago at age 19. The family are paralysed with grief and don’t see any light ahead. Thanks.

  5. tom wersinger says:

    I want to follower jesus

    1. tom wersinger says:

      Follow jesus

  6. Lina Malabo says:

    I am feeling bless and grateful to our God Almighty. I thank him that he save the wretched like me.

  7. Margaret Babcock says:

    Blessing tho you Billy Graham I been listening too you since I was very very young and still do 46 yrs later blessing to you and your family …

  8. Teresa Self says:

    Thank you…

  9. Verna B says:

    Such an inspiring message. I lost “MYBFFS”, my only Sister 3 days before Christmas and it still hurt so bad, however I know she isn’t in pain anymore and walking those streets of gold with our Precious Lord.

  10. Veronica says:

    Thank You ..