God our Comforter

Oh God, You bring oil to our wounds and lifts our heads again!  You give us ‘Beauty for Ashes’.  This is Who You are! You guide & comfort us with Your Hopeful Voice.

Isaiah 49:13– “Sing, O heavens! Be joyful, O earth! And break out in singing, O mountains!

For the LORD has comforted His people, and will have mercy on His afflicted.”

You comforted Mary & Martha when Lazarus died. You wept with them in their mourning over their beloved brother.  And then You raised him from the dead!  Talk about comfort!


Isaiah 61:2– You comfort those who mourn…

You comforted Your mother even while on the cross.  You appointed John, the Beloved disciple, to watch over her as You hung on the cross.

2 Cor 1:3-4– Blessed {be} the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort,

who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction

with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Oh God! You are the lifter of our heads and the Encourager of our souls.  We will not lose heart as we lean on You. 

Acts 9:31– So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up;

and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

You are ministering Your comfort to us, Oh mighty Comforter. We will be great comforters of others, we will encourage and lift the heads of others to see You in Joy and Hope!

John 14:16– “And I will pray to the Father, and He will give you another Comforter,

that He may abide with you forever.”

Father, You are the Great Counselor who contains all wisdom, knowledge and understanding. You see the beginning from the end and You give perfect insight and counsel. We will walk in Your Counsel, in Your Wisdom, and will help many to see from Your Heavenly Eternal Perspective!

 Isaiah 9:6–“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.

And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

Father, You are our Guide on the journey forward. You give unity of vision & purpose in You. You are the guiding source in our life. You Guide us in all our decisions & activities.  You say “This is the way, walk in it.”  You give confidence as You guide our steps.

John 14:26 – But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My Name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”

You are the God of Comfort.  You help us come forth and rise again! This is what your comfort helps us to do.  

2 Cor. 3:5- For just as the sufferings of Christ are ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ. 

You are attentive to our grief.  You are our comforter and counselor. You are always there and always listening.  We can be confident that You will care for us in all our times of trouble.


2 Thess. 2:16– “Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father,

who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace...”