Eternal Comfort

In Matthew 5:4 Jesus says, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Without a doubt those who are born again in Jesus Christ find comfort in this life. Often we have to endure great trials, but with the Holy Spirit we are always comforted.  We may be in the midst of a deadly tempest and yet the Holy Spirit will give us a peace that surpasses all understanding (Philippians 4:7).  Regardless of where we find ourselves in the brief existence we call life, Jesus has promised us eternal comfort with Him in heaven.

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”   (Revelation 21:1-4 ESV)