Compassion and Comfort in Your Seasons of Life-Shattering Loss

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God's Word is clear that we will pass through difficult times on this earth, not because He wills pain and sorrow for us, but that we live in a fallen world. "'I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But be of good cheer. I have overcome the world'" (John 16:33).

But no matter the loss, whether by death, divorce, financial difficulty or other, we have His promises to remain with us and comfort us during times of confusion, fear and sorrow.

"Even though I walk through the [sunless] valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort and console me" (Ps. 23:4, AMP).

"God is our refuge and strength, a well-proven help in trouble" (Ps. 46:1, MEV).

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"For His anger endures but a moment, in His favor is life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning" (Ps. 30:5).

"He heals the broken in heart, and binds up their wounds" (Ps. 147:3).

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

Pray to God for Comfort

And we And are to pray and seek His help during these painful times: "Let Your merciful kindness comfort me, according to Your word to Your servant" (Ps. 119:76).

Let's pray according to His Word today.

Father God,

I call out to you during this time of distress. I ask You, Holy Spirit, for your comfort during this most troublesome time. According to Your will, show me Your way to overcome sorrow.

In Jesus' name,


Word of the Lord

The Spirit of God would say to you this day, "I will never leave you, nor forsake you. I have promised to remain with you at all times. You can depend upon Me to see you through this time of tragedy in your life. Lean upon Me; I will hold you up when you feel you can't. Trust Me, gain your strength from Me to face each new day."

Becky Dvorak is a prophetic healing evangelist and the author of DARE to BelieveGreater Than Magic and  The Healing Creed. Visit her at

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