but having the Lord’s comfort to deal with them.”
but found in our personal relationship with the Lord.”
have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether
well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything
through him who gives me strength. – Philippians 4:12-13
comforted, it is for your comfort, which is effective in the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer;
sufferings, so also you are sharers of our comfort.
comfort; I am overflowing with joy in all our affliction.
you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you
will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds
them. Are you not worth much more than they?
Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
29 yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all
his glory clothed himself like one of these. 30 “But if
God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow
is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You
of little faith! 31 “Do not worry then, saying, ‘What will we eat?’
or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear for clothing?’
things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.
righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
rejoice! 5 Let your gentle spirit be known to all
men. The Lord is near. 6Be
anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with
thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And
the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and
your minds in Christ Jesus. 8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is
honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is
of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise,
dwell on these things. 9 The
things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these
things, and the God of peace will be with you.