He who was seated on the throne said, "I am making everything new!" Then he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true."
My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God's mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.
Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.
So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.
The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged."
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: "The old has gone, the new is here!
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever —
the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be "in you.
I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.
For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
For he has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.
The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,
48 I reach out for your commands, which I love, that I may meditate on your decrees.
49 Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.
50 My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
51 The arrogant mock me unmercifully, but I do not turn from your law.
52 I remember, LORD, your ancient laws, and I find comfort in them.
For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll "— are they not in your record?
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.
You will increase my honor and comfort me once more.
One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.
For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.