Store up comfort. That was the prophet Isaiah's mission. The world is full of hurting and comfortless hearts. But before you will be competent for this lofty ministry, you must be trained. And your training is extremely costly, for to make it complete, you too must endure the same afflictions that are wringing countless hearts of tears and blood.
God comforts us not to make us comfortable but to make us comforters.
I've been coming across some wonderful devotional readings and wanted to share them here. Every week I'll try to post one that particularly speaks to me. I'll close comments that day so you can just ponder the words and not be burdened by a response.