Gardens & Vineyards (Demo) Scriptures & MediTations OF ComfoRt
“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”
For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love.
I reach out for your commands, which I love, that I may meditate on your decrees. Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
“I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are you that you fear mere mortals, human beings who are but grass...”
Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
“Do not be afraid of them; the Lord your God himself will fight for you.”
Your righteousness, God, reaches to the heavens, you who have done great things. Who is like you, God? Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again, from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up. You will increase my honor and comfort me once more. I will praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God. I will sing praise to you....
The Lord watches over you—the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life...