Comfort Overflowing



with tender love


It encourages

and speaks softly


when bodies

and hearts

are broken


And You, God,

are the God of all comfort


It all originates

in Your heart


And once I knew Your comfort

for myself


I brought Your heart of comfort, Lord,

to another one hurting


And I am fulfilled


and overflowing


Because You are the Father with

ALL the



And I am Your child


– Susie Stewart


God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us.

– 2 Corinthians 1:3


All praise to the God and Father of our Master, Jesus the Messiah! Father of all mercy! God of all healing counsel! He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there for that person just as God was there for us. We have plenty of hard times that come from following the Messiah, but no more so than the good times of His healing comfort—we get a full measure of that, too.

When we suffer for Jesus, it works out for your healing and salvation. If we are treated well, given a helping hand and encouraging word, that also works to your benefit, spurring you on, face forward, unflinching. Your hard times are also our hard times. When we see that you’re just as willing to endure the hard times as to enjoy the good times, we know you’re going to make it, no doubt about it.

– 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 (MSG)


God blesses those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.

– Matthew 5:4 (NLT)


He heals the brokenhearted
and binds up their wounds.

– Psalm 147:3 (NIV)


Photo by Susie Stewart



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