Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God.
— 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Are you in mourning? The God of all comfort, whose name is Jesus, wants to comfort you. Are you sad? Let him wrap his big arms of love around you.
I remember when I first read the above passage. I was probably sixteen or seven- teen. I was at home recovering from eczema, which covered my face and my feet. I thought that no guy would ever love me. My skin was hideous, and the weight I gained from the prednisone made me huge. I gained more than one hundred pounds in ten months. Talk about humiliation. I was living it!
Jesus comforts us in our troubles so we can comfort others who are also suffering. Why else would I be writing this book? Jesus healed me, an ...
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