Comfort

Comfort in Suffering - II Corinthians 1:1 – 1:11 (commentary)

The apostle Paul and Timothy write this letter to the church in Corinth and the saints scattered throughout Achaia (v. 1). He states he is praying that God and the Lord Jesus Christ will be kind to them and bless them with peace (v. 2). Have you ever wondered, why do the righteou …

David Anointed The New King - I Samuel 16:14 – 16:23 (commentary)

When you are depressed how do you spell RELIEF? It seems that the Holy Spirit had left Saul and God allowed an evil spirit to enter him and torment him (vv. 14-15). Since he could not function in this deep depression, he asked that a musician be brought to minister to his trouble …

David’s Punishment and Conquests - II Samuel 12:15 – 12:31 (commentary)

In this section we find David’s response to his son’s sickness and death. After Nathan left David, God allowed sickness to come to the child born to he and Bathsheba (vv. 15-16). We do not know what the sickness was but we know that after seven days the child died (vv. 17-18). Da …

Comfort of Restoration - Isaiah 40:1 – 40:17 (commentary)

The book of Isaiah makes a dramatic switch of emphasis at this point. Where the previous chapters are filled with messages of judgment, this chapter and the following emphasizes restoration and deliverance. We need to keep in mind that as Isaiah wrote these prophecies o …

Noah Brings Comfort to Those Under The Curse of Death - Genesis 5:25 – 5:32 (commentary)

Methuselah had the longest recorded life span of any man in history (vv. 25-27). He lived 969 years, but like those before him, except Enoch, he died. God’s plan was that after Methuselah died the world was going to be destroyed by the terrible flood. Perhaps this is …