Comfort for the Comfortless

Psalm 34:17-19 Amplified Bible (AMP)
17 When the righteous cry [for help], the Lord hears
And rescues them from all their distress and troubles.
18 The Lord is near to the heartbroken
And He saves those who are crushed in spirit (contrite in heart, truly sorry for their sin).

Psalm 147:3 Amplified Bible (AMP)
3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds [healing their pain and comforting their sorrow].

19 Many hardships and perplexing circumstances confront the righteous, but the Lord rescues him from them all.

Comfort for the ComfortlessJn 14:18
Healing for the heartbroken
Help for any in distress.

The righteous cry – the Lord  hears
The Comforter
 –Jn 14:16
An ever-present help Ps 46:1
Draws near …

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Psalm 119:49-50 AMPC … Remember [fervently] the word and promise to Your servant, in which You have caused me to hope. This is my comfort and consolation in my affliction: that Your word has revived me and given me life. 

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Word Study
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From NetBible Jn 14:18
John 14:18 KJV … I will not leave you comfortless; I will come to you.

  • leave[863] = depart from, abandon
  • comfortless[3737] => leave fatherless, bereaved
    *abandon as orphans = leave you helpless

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From NetBible 2 Cor 1:3-5Jn 14:16
2 Corinthians 1:3-5 NLT
God Offers Comfort to All
3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort[3874]. 4 He comforts[3870] us in all our troubles so that we can comfort[3874] others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort[3870] God has given us. 5 For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort[3874] through Christ.

John 14:16 AMP … And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter [3875]
(Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby), that He may remain with you forever …

  • comfort[3874] paraklesis = a calling near, summons for consolation/help
  • comforts[3870] parakaleo = to call to one’s side/aid
  • comforter[3875] parakletos = summoned, called to one’s side/aid

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From NetBible Ps 119:50

Psalm 119:49-50 AMPC … Remember [fervently] the word and promise to Your servant, in which You have caused me to hope. This is my comfort and consolation in my affliction: that Your word has revived me and given me life. 

  • affliction[06040] = suffering, pain, sorrow, trouble
  • revived[02421] gives life, quickened, restored, refreshed
    –>from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death
    His quickened word –>revives, refreshes, restores, brings hope, healing and life!

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