“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matt. 5:4, NKJV).

Most of the Bible is impossible to grasp without the assistance of the Holy Spirit. This Beatitude is a perfect example of that truth. Without His help, we might look at it, and laugh. “What?” we might exclaim, “Are you telling me that receiving some measly comfort in the face of horrific loss is supposed to make that loss worth the suffering it represents?”

Good question! What, exactly, did Jesus mean by these words? Continue reading Comforted