God Our Comforter

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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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99 Comments

  1. Susan says:

    Thank you God for your control and love for us for all eternity.

  2. zita mendes says:

    Lovely

  3. Wanderley Mendes says:

    Sou um grande admirador desta grande obra que Deus tem levantado!

  4. Betty Roden says:

    Bro. Billy, I thank God for you, for your ministry, for your dear Ruth, for your sacrifice all these years to honor God and to win souls to His kingdom. God bless you always.

  5. unice says:

    Prayer request: I pray for de healing and deliverance in Jesus Christ name. I also pray for Tumi, my son’s, deliverance in Jesus Christ name amen

  6. Cindy says:

    I have loved ones who deny the existence of our Lord and Savior an I need prayers.for them and for myself that I may let the light of the Lord shine in me as I know they are watching the way I live my life

  7. NANCY NORRIS says:

    I live only a few miles from the shooting Thursday in Heston Kansas. The Wichita Eagle tells the story. There are many hurting badly. Please pray for them.

  8. Dineswar Iswary says:

    Sir,
    Please pray for me and my family I have much debts which I can not repay till date.

  9. Ed says:

    Amen. Thank you for all you do BGEA.

  10. Max says:

    Todays Devotion is a powerful lesson…One I wish I had practiced Oct 26 2011 When Lynda, My beautiful wife of 46 years went to be with Jesus.