Comfort: It’s needed! Need to give it or receive it?

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Where are you at today? Are you in need of comfort? Is there someone in your life that needs you to provide comfort? Will you model the love of Jesus today and provide comfort to those who need comforting?

Who may need comfort:

Do you know anyone who is going through difficult or painful situations, such as:

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Comfort can be shown in different ways, depending on the person and the situation.

Some examples of how to comfort someone are:

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To ask for comfort, a person can:

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Not matter which side of the situation you are on, you need to realize that giving and receiving comfort can strengthen the bond between people and help them cope with life’s challenges.

Comfort and Healing:


PSALMS 147:3

Today’s Verse of the Day:

He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds [healing their pain and comforting their sorrow].

Psalms 147:3 AMP

Firstly, let’s be the dads who invite Jesus into our situations so that He can heal the brokenhearted that come across our path. Secondly, let’s be the dads who invite Jesus into life’s situations so that He can bind up their wounds, healing their pain, and comforting their sorrow. Finally, let’s be the dads who by the prompting of the Holy Spirit are God’s arms extended to bring comfort and healing to the situations God brings our way!

How can we apply today’s verse of the day to be the dads our wives, kids, and world need us to be? What can we learn from it to help us be prepared and take action when others come across our path so that God will receive the praise, the honor, and the glory?

Applications of Psalms 147:3 to help us provide comfort to our wives, kids, and world around us:

  1. Active Listening: Take the time to truly listen to others, paying attention to their words and emotions without judgment.
  2. Empathy: Put yourself in others’ shoes to understand and share in their feelings, showing that you care about what they are going through.
  3. Offering Words of Encouragement: Share positive and uplifting words to provide comfort and hope in challenging situations.
  4. Physical Presence: Be there for your loved ones physically, offering hugs, holding hands, or simply being present when they need someone.
  5. Acts of Service: Assist others in practical ways, whether it’s helping with household chores, running errands, or providing any form of support.
  6. Quality Time: Spend meaningful time with those who need comfort, engaging in activities that bring joy or simply being there to share moments of silence.
  7. Expressing Appreciation: Let others know that you appreciate them, their strengths, and the positive impact they have on your life.
  8. Be Patient: Healing takes time, so be patient and understanding as others navigate through their pain and sorrow.
  9. Pointing to Spiritual Resources: If appropriate and welcomed, share spiritual resources or encourage seeking solace in faith-based practices.
  10. Encouraging Professional Help: Support the idea of seeking professional assistance if the situation requires more specialized care, such as counseling or medical attention.

By applying these principles, you can help create an environment of comfort, healing, and support for those around you. Remember, each person is unique, so tailor your approach to their individual needs and preferences.

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