Everyone experiences times of pressure, difficult, distress. When we're in pain, out thinking is affected, we tend to lose perspective, then isolate, and turn to false comforts.
The enemy of our soul likes to torment us, but God is a God of Comfort. We can position ourselves to experience great comfort in times of distress. Learn how to experience the comfort of God, & the reality of His presence.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation - that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
John 14:18 – “... I will send to you another comforter”.
The Comfort of the Scriptures (1 of 3)
Everyone experiences, at some point in our life, times of pressure, difficult, distress. How can we find solutions that work for us in these times? How can we position ourselves to experience great comfort in times of distress. When we're in pain, out thinking is affected, and we tend to lose perspective. We then easily isolate, and turn to false comforts. The enemy of our soul likes to torment us, but God is a God of Comfort. Learn how to experience the comfort of God, the reality of His presence, and the comfort of Scriptures.
Key Ingredients of Comfort (2 of 3)
Can you ever recall, as a child, being comforted during a time of emotional distress? When someone actually connected with you, listened to you, understood your pain, and gave you reassurance afterwards, so you felt better?
Sadly, many of us were not comforted, but developed ungodly reactions. Discover what comfort is NOT, and what does help.
Are You a Comforter (3 of 3)
Barnabus - The Son of Comfort - is a tremendous role model of a Comforter/Encourager. Study the key qualities in his life that gave him this ministry.
All of us can be encourager's and builders of people. See what comfort looks like in the life of this great Apostle.