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Isaiah 66:13

Isaiah 66:13

As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; And you will be comforted in Jerusalem.

After Thought

The Bible describes God as the God of all comfort in 2 Corinthians 1:3-5. He knows how to calm us when we are fearful and give us a sense of peace when troubled. William Shakespeare new this when he wrote, "Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair."

~Pastor Bob

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Psalm 4:7

Psalm 4:7

You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.

After Thought

Martin Luther said, "It is pleasing to God whenever thou rejoicest or laughest from the bottom of thy heart."

To know how to love and to cherish is a lesson in appraisal and appreciation of all the precious things in life.

~Pastor Bob

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Luke 12:22-23

Luke 12:22-23

And He said to His disciples, "For this reason I say to you, do not worry about your life, as to what you will eat; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing."

After Thought

People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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Romans 8:37

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who love us.

After Thought

Paul went on to write - And I am convinced that nothing can separate us from God's love. Neither death or life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries for tomorrow -- not even the powers of hell can separate us from God's love. (Romans 8:38)

~Pastor Bob

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Matthew 5:4

Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted

After Thought

Unger, who went to great lengths to ease Schoep's pain of severe arthritis with water therapy, was an inspiring figure. With the help of photographer Hannah Stonehouse Hudson of Stonehouse Photography, the image of Unger and Shoep practicing water therapy touched many people around the world in a profound way. It went viral on the Internet.

Their story is a beautiful one that ...

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