The God of comfort has comforted you, so you can comfort others.

The God of comfort has comforted you, so you can comfort others.

“Comfort [nacham], yes, comfort [nacham] My people! says your God.” (Isa 40:1)

“Blessed are those who mourn [pentheo], for they shall be comforted [parakaleo].” (Matt 5:4)

“who comforts [parakaleo] us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort [parakaleo] those who are in any trouble, with the comfort [paraklesis] with which we ourselves are comforted [parakaleo] by God.” (2Cor 1:4)

“And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper [parakletos], that He may abide with you forever” (Jn 14:16)

“But the Helper [parakletos], the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things” (Jn 14:26)

“But when the Helper [parakletos] comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth” (Jn 15:26)

“if I do not go away, the Helper [parakletos] will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you.” (Jn 16:7)

“And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate [parakletos] with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (1Jn 2:1)

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort [paraklesis]” (2Cor 1:3)

“So Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.” (Gen 24:67)

“they consoled him and comforted [nacham] him for all the adversity that the LORD had brought upon him.” (Job 42:11)

“For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort [nacham] me.” (Ps 23:4)

“You shall increase my greatness [gedulah], and comfort [nacham] me on every side.” (Ps 71:21)

“because You, LORD, have helped [azar] me and comforted [nacham] me.” (Ps 86:17)

“Let, I pray, Your merciful kindness [chesed] be for my comfort [nacham]” (Ps 119:76)

“For I will turn their mourning to joy, will comfort [nacham] them” (Jer 31:13)

“the LORD will again comfort Zion” (Zech 1:17)

“I am filled with comfort. I am exceedingly joyful in all our tribulation.” (2Cor 7:4)

“Become complete. Be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace” (2Cor 13:11)

“Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy” (Phil 2:1)

“Therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing.” (1Thes 5:11)

“comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.” (1Thes 5:14)

Reading: Isa 40-42; 1Cor 10