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February 22, 2009

Comforting Words for Sarah….

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3 The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.
Psalms 41:3 (NIV)

9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
2 Cor 12:9-10 (NIV)

10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)

12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
James 1:12 (NIV)

13 For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.
Isaiah 41:13 (NIV)

Psalms 34:4 (KJV) 4 I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

Matt 10:28 (NIV) 28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

2 Tim 1:7 (NIV) 7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline.

Heb 13:5 (NIV) 5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”

Psalms 9:9-10 (NIV) 9 The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
10 Those who know your name will trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you.

Psalms 23:4-6 (NIV) 4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
6 Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

5 For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle and set me high upon a rock.
Psalms 27:5 (NIV)

5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
Psalms 30:5 (NIV)

7 I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction and knew the anguish of my soul.
Psalms 31:7 (NIV)

4 I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.
Psalms 34:4 (NIV)

19 A righteous man may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all;
Psalms 34:19 (NIV)

23 If the LORD delights in a man’s way, he makes his steps firm;
24 though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
Psalms 37:23-24 (NIV)

5 Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him,
Psalms 42:5 (NIV)

1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
Psalms 46:1 (NIV)

15 and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.”
Psalms 50:15 (NIV)

22 Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.
Psalms 55:22 (NIV)

1 My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him.
2 He alone is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
Psalms 62:1-2 (NIV)

33 The LORD hears the needy and does not despise his captive people.
Psalms 69:33 (NIV)

20 Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.
21 You will increase my honor and comfort me once again.
22 I will praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, O my God; I will sing praise to you with the lyre, O Holy One of Israel.
23 My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you– I, whom you have redeemed.
24 My tongue will tell of your righteous acts all day long, for those who wanted to harm me have been put to shame and confusion.
Psalms 71:20-24 (NIV)

26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Psalms 73:26 (NIV)

13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;
Psalms 103:13 (NIV)

50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
Psalms 119:50 (NIV)

143 Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands are my delight.
Psalms 119:143 (NIV)

7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes, with your right hand you save me.
8 The LORD will fulfill [his purpose] for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever–
Psalms 138:7-8 (NIV)

14 The LORD upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
Psalms 145:14 (NIV)

3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
Psalms 147:3 (NIV)

19 O people of Zion, who live in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious he will be when you cry for help! As soon as he hears, he will answer you.
Isaiah 30:19 (NIV)

1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God.
Isaiah 40:1 (NIV)

29 He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
Isaiah 40:29 (NIV)

17 “The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. But I the LORD will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
Isaiah 41:17 (NIV)

13 Shout for joy, O heavens; rejoice, O earth; burst into song, O mountains! For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.
Isaiah 49:13 (NIV)

13 As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”
Isaiah 66:13 (NIV)

13 Then maidens will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow.
Jer 31:13 (NIV)

25 I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.”
Jer 31:25 (NIV)

57 You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.”
Lam 3:57 (NIV)

1 “Come, let us return to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds.
Hosea 6:1 (NIV)

7 The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,
Nahum 1:7 (NIV)

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Matt 5:4 (NIV)

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.
Matt 10:29 (NIV)

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Matt 11:28 (NIV)

21 Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.
Luke 6:21 (NIV)

18 But not a hair of your head will perish.
19 By standing firm you will gain life.
Luke 21:18-19 (NIV)

1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.
2 In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you.
3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
4 You know the way to the place where I am going.”
John 14:1-4 (NIV)

16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever–
John 14:16 (NIV)

18 I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.
John 14:18 (NIV)

27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
John 14:27 (NIV)

20 I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn while the world rejoices. You will grieve, but your grief will turn to joy.
John 16:20 (NIV)

22 So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.
John 16:22 (NIV)

33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
John 16:33 (NIV)

28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
Romans 8:28 (NIV)

35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
36 As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.”
37 No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers,
39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 8:35-39 (NIV)

12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans 12:12 (NIV)

15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.
Romans 12:15 (NIV)

4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
Romans 15:4 (NIV)

3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.
2 Cor 1:3-4 (NIV)

8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair;
9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.
10 We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body.
2 Cor 4:8-10 (NIV)

16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
2 Cor 4:16 (NIV)

6 But God, who comforts the downcast, comforted us by the coming of Titus,
2 Cor 7:6 (NIV)

16 May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope,
17 encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.
2 Thess 2:16-17 (NIV)

12 if we endure, we will also reign with him. If we disown him, he will also disown us;
13 if we are faithless, he will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself.
2 Tim 2:12-13 (NIV)

16 Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Heb 4:16 (NIV)

5 Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”
Heb 13:5 (NIV)

7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)

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