Posts Tagged ‘The Lord comforts His people’

Blessed Comfort

January 31, 2020

God will heal the brokenhearted
… when they look to Him
Psalms 147:3
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He will not leave you comfortless!John 14:18
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Word Study
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From NetBible Psalms 147:3
He heals the broken-hearted and bandages{puts oil on} their wounds.

From Godvine LK 10:34
and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn and took care of him.

  • *Pouring on oil and wine – Which when well beaten together are one of the best balsams that can be applied to a fresh wound.

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From NetBible Matthew 5:4
NASB Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
MSG You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.

  • mourn[3996] = grieve, deeply sorrowful
  • comforted[3870] = to call the Holy Spirit {parakletos[3875]} to one’s side=> to encourage and strengthen by consolation, instruction, teaching

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From NetBible John 14:18
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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Related:
Fresh Oil and Wine{blog}
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The Oil of Joy for Mourning – Grieving

January 29, 2020

Psalm 94:19When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought joy to my soul.

consolation[08575] = comfort, soothing touch
*from [05162]=compassion

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Psalm 56:8 NLT … You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.
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2 Kings 20:5I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the LORD.
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The Lord sees and remembers every sorrow, every tear
He heals the brokenhearted
And bandages{puts oil on} their wounds{griefs}Psalms 147:3
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Blessed are those who mourn{grieve}
For they will be comforted{by the Lord Himself}.
Matthew 5:4
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The oil of joy for mourning{grieving}Isaiah 61:3
Anointed apples of gold spoken
At the right timeProverbs 15:23,25:11
Golden oil of joy
To restore my soul  –Psalms 23:3,119:103,19:10,119:130,119:50
Healing in His due time!1Peter 5:6-7
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Matthew 5:4
NASB Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
MSG You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.

From NetBible Matthew 5:4

  • mourn[3996] = grieve, deeply sorrowful
  • comforted[3870] = to call the Holy Spirit {parakletos[3875]} to one’s side=> to encourage and strengthen by consolation, instruction, teaching

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Isaiah 61:1-3
The Lord Will Rejuvenate His People
1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to captives and freedom to prisoners{those who are bound}
2 To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD and the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn,
3 To console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.

From NetBible Isaiah 61:3

  • mourn[057] = lament for dead, or calamity(loss)

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1 Peter 5:6-7 Amplified Bible (AMP)
6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God [set aside self-righteous pride], so that He may exalt you [to a place of honor in His service] at the appropriate time, 7 casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully].
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Comfort for the Comfortless

March 14, 2019

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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Grace and Glory

July 11, 2012

Psalm 119:49-50 AMP … 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 word
……quickened
……revives
……refreshes
……restores
……brings hope
……brings life

Psalm 84:11-12 AMP … For the Lord God is a Sun and Shield; the Lord bestows [present] grace and favor and [future] glory (honor, splendor, and heavenly bliss)! No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly. O Lord of hosts, blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who trusts in You [leaning and believing on You, committing all and confidently looking to You, and that without fear or misgiving]!

Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. -Heb 4:16

Those who know His grace WILL glory again!

Two golden links of one celestial chain:
Who owneth grace shall surely glory gain. -Spurgeon

Related:
Comfort in Affliction{Prayer}