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Comforting Thoughts

April 9, 2013

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Paul opens 1 Corinthians with some thoughts about the comfort of God. Paul’s attitude was that through our sufferings, we learn patience, we learn how to be thankful for the good times and how to be a comfort to others. (See also Romans 5:3-5)

Comfort is a key topic in the Bible. Here are a few scriptures you can lean on when you need them:

  1. God comforts us (1 Corinthians 1:3-5)
  2. We should carry our load, but look for opportunities to help each other when it is needed. Galatians 6:1-2,5
  3. Jesus has peace to offer in a world of trouble (John 16:29-33)
  4. Work to bear fruit, abide in Christ and his joy will abide in you (John 15:1-11)
  5. How to get the ultimate peace: rejoice, prayer, thinking good things (Philippians 4:4-9)

Daily Bible reading for April 9

God gives Moses instructions for the guilt offering. Isaiah denounces a corrupt Israel. We share in the comfort of Christ as we also share in the sufferings.

Psalm 99
Leviticus 5:14-6:7
Isaiah 3-4
2 Corinthians 1:1-11

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