The most comforting news Scripture has for the sufferer is that where pain, grief, and hurt are, there is God. Instead of a panacea, our Lord offers His presence. One of the greatest promises in the Bible, which speaks to all our fears, is bound up in the very name of our Lord—Immanuel: “God with us.” – Walter C Kaiser, Jr., Grief and Pain in the Plan of God: Christian Assurance and the Message of Lamentations
I am so thankful for God’s faithful presence amidst every circumstance. Aren’t you?