Here is the comfort for every sufferer:
Hope is a person,
and his name is Jesus.
Life is a person
God enters your life
the place where he dwells.
So he goes wherever you go;
he’s there with you in whatever you’re facing,
he lovingly provides you with everything you need.
You don’t have to search for him;
you don’t have to wonder if or when he will come;
you don’t have to earn his presence.
His presence with you has been purchased by his own blood.
In your suffering he gives you the best of gifts,
the gift of himself.
To be in him
he in you
is infinitely better than having an
And if hardship has been the tool that forges in you an unbreakable trust of him,
then your hardship hasn’t been for naught.
My prayer for everyone who reads this is that you would rest,
the most important,
you could ever experience,
no one or nothing
has the power
to take away.
God is with you in
— Paul David Tripp, Suffering