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Comfort from the Word – Day 22

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God is with Us

1God is our shelter and strength,

always ready to help in times of trouble.

2So we will not be afraid, even if the earth is shaken

and mountains fall into the ocean depths;

3even if the seas roar and rage,

and the hills are shaken by the violence.

Psalms 46:1-3GNBOpen in Bible reader

7The LORD Almighty is with us;

the God of Jacob is our refuge.

Psalms 46:7GNBOpen in Bible reader

10“Stop fighting,” he says, “and know that I am God,

supreme among the nations,

supreme over the world.”

11The LORD Almighty is with us;

the God of Jacob is our refuge.

Psalms 46:10-11GNBOpen in Bible reader

A Prayer in Sickness

1Happy are those who are concerned for the poor;

the LORD will help them when they are in trouble.

2The LORD will protect them and preserve their lives;

he will make them happy in the land;

he will not abandon them to the power of their enemies.

3The LORD will help them when they are sick

and will restore them to health.

Psalms 41:1-3GNBOpen in Bible reader

David's Song of Victory

1How I love you, LORD!

You are my defender.

2The LORD is my protector;

he is my strong fortress.

My God is my protection,

and with him I am safe.

He protects me like a shield;

he defends me and keeps me safe.

Psalms 18:1-2GNBOpen in Bible reader

28O LORD, you give me light;

you dispel my darkness.

29You give me strength to attack my enemies

and power to overcome their defences.

30This God — how perfect are his deeds!

How dependable his words!

He is like a shield

for all who seek his protection.

31The LORD alone is God;

God alone is our defence.

Psalms 18:28-31GNBOpen in Bible reader

When one is in distress and in need of the power and comfort of the Lord, one often feels rather helpless. These Scripture portions from the Psalms have been grouped together under headings to help you find verses of Scripture appropriate to your particular circumstances.

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