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The God of All Comfort

December 19, 2007


Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Our hearts are very heavy today after receiving some devastating news regarding someone very close and dear to us.

We are trying to remember… we love and serve a God of hope… there is always hope. And when He takes us (or those we love dearly) through the very darkest of valleys, when we feel crushed and broken down further than we ever wanted to imagine, He is holding us, caring for us, comforting us, loving us.

Even when our hearts are breaking…

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13 Comments »

  1. Kaylene says:

    Oh, Ashley. I’m praying for ya’ll. I’m praying that you would be able to feel His presence and see His hand in your circumstances, and that the Hope you speak of would be more real to you now, as you need its strength–His strength…and grace.

    ((hugs)) from a sis in Christ

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    December 19th, 2007 at 10:08 pm

  2. Grafted Branch @ Restoring the Years says:

    I can feel the heaviness of your heart in this post.

    I’m so sorry–whatever it is. He knows.

    Praying now.

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    December 19th, 2007 at 10:51 pm

  3. Mishel says:

    We are praying…

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    December 20th, 2007 at 12:08 am

  4. Katie says:

    Praying.
    May His power be displayed in our weakness.

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    December 20th, 2007 at 6:13 am

  5. Becky K. says:

    Praying for the need…in Lancaster County, PA.

    May your hearts hurts be mended and the loved one be met in their time of need.

    Becky K.

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    December 20th, 2007 at 6:34 am

  6. Mrs. C says:

    Praying for this need…
    Blessings,
    Mrs. C

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    December 20th, 2007 at 6:54 am

  7. saraloveseric says:

    Praying for you and those in need

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    December 20th, 2007 at 7:35 am

  8. Chantel Harding says:

    Holding you up, dear one, and praying that you’ll feel his arms wrapped tightly around you right now.

    ::hugs:: <3

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    December 20th, 2007 at 8:49 am

  9. Kaylene says:

    I was laying in bed last night when it hit me a spelled your name wrong in my comment above. Sorry.
    :(

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    December 20th, 2007 at 8:57 am

  10. Megan says:

    Ashleigh, I am so so sorry for your loss- those words, when there are no words, but please know they are so heartfelt. I will continue to lift you up in my prayers (as well as those loved ones affected.) May the Lord bring you comfort and peace through this most difficult time. *hug*

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    December 20th, 2007 at 11:03 am

  11. Shari's Page....... says:

    Ashleigh-

    Know I am praying for your peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time.

    Shari

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    December 20th, 2007 at 11:58 am

  12. Josh and Sarah says:

    Thank you Asleigh,
    We serve a great God–even when we don’t understand…
    Thank you for your prayers–I know of all the people praying right now–you two may know the best of what we’re going through.
    Sarah

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    December 20th, 2007 at 12:58 pm

  13. Christine says:

    I’m sorry, Ash. *hugs and prayers*

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    December 20th, 2007 at 3:22 pm

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