Posts Tagged ‘Comfort’

Finding comfort in the Bible. One.

The Psalms.

For centuries now believers have turned to the book of the Psalms in their times of need to find solace and comfort? Many ask where should I look, there are many relevant psalms such as 23 and 91.

But there is also Psalm 119, which in connection with Psalm one could be a devotional in its own right! When life gets rough and people wear us down Psalm 37 can for some be very handy.

When deppresed or under the weather Psalm 40 may also help us? In fact spending the first 31 days reading those respective Psalms gives a good taste of what is to come?

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Pentecost.

Power and Fire.

Ten days after Jesus has ascended back into heaven, the Holy Spirit/Ghost was poured out on the disciples and followers of Jesus as promised in the Temple are of Jerusalem. Act 2, Joel 2:28-32.

This power from God the Father was to empower believers from there on to be strong and have the ability to preach, serve and share the Gospel message. Paraclete, comforter, one who comes beside in the believers hour of need. As we see when we read the book of Act’s, the believers were severely persecuted for their faith. Act 4:13-31.

From early Church history we know that thousands of Christians died at the hands of the Roman empire. Many went to the lions without fear. Ephesians 6:10-17, Colossians 1:10-12,

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