Walking through hard times, loss or going through a season where you can feel so alone, even in the midst of a crowd or hectic schedule? We can reassured by God's words that He is present, He cares, and He wants to bring you comfort. May these verses sink deep in your spirit as you see God as a provider of comfort no matter what your circumstances may be.
(S) “The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”
Psalm 34:18 NIV
(P) Lord, be close to ___as I/they face disappointment. Please rescue ___ when my/their spirit is crushed.
(S) “My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.”
Psalm 119:50 NIV
(P) Thank you God for protecting ___’s life.
(S) “I will comfort you there as a little one is comforted by its mother.”
Isaiah 66:13 TLB
(P) Thank you God for comforting ___ like that of a mother’s.
(S) “Send me a sign of your favor. Then those who hate me will be put to shame, for you, O Lord, help and comfort me.”
Psalm 86:17 NLT
(P) Show ___ Your favor. When people are hateful to ___, put them to shame for You Lord are ____’s help and comfort.
(S) “…Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders.”
Deuteronomy 33:12b NIV
(P) As You loved the tribe of Benjamin, thank You Lord that ___ can rest assured that You Father are a shield to ___ always. May ___ realize how close You are to ___ through it all.
(S) “When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer."
Psalm 94:19 NLT
(P) Even with doubts and worry, Father, bring ___ comfort and help by renewing hope and joy in ___.
(S) “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
(P) May ___ shout for joy and rejoice! May ___ burst into song for You Lord as You comfort and show compassion on ___ when ___ is suffering.
(S) “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.”
Jeremiah 31:13 NIV
(P) Help __ shake off the stresses of circumstances. Thank You Lord for turning ___’s mourning into gladness, giving comfort and joy instead of sorrow.
(S) “The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners… to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion—to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.”
Isaiah 61:1–3 NIV
(P) Thank you Father for allowing Your Spirit to be placed upon ___ to preach good news to the unsaved. Your anointing allows ___ to fix the broken heart, pronounce freedom to the emotionally and spiritually imprisoned, releasing them from bondage. Use ___ to comfort mourners and provide comfort in their grieving. May You give a crown of beauty instead of ashes, joy instead of sadness, and a grateful heart instead of a depressed one to those You bring in ___’s path.
(S) “I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will guide them and restore comfort to them, creating praise on the lips of the mourners in Israel. Peace, peace, to those far and near,” says the LORD. “And I will heal them.”
Isaiah 57:18–19 TNIV
(P) Lord, heal ___. Guide ___ and restore comfort to ___, creating an attitude of praise. Speak peace to ___ where ever ___ goes.