Every Sunday around here is for His words instead of mine. Christmas is not always joyful for everyone. If memories, loss, or other circumstances have you feeling blue this time of year, He has something to say about that.


The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. ~ Psalm 34:18 ESV

[And Jesus said] Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. ~ John 14:1 ESV

Pile your troubles on God’s shoulders—he’ll carry your load, he’ll help you out. ~ Psalm 55:22 MSG

 The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. ~ Psalm 18:2 KJV

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. ~ Psalm 34:17 ESV

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. ~ Matthew 11:28 ESV

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. ~ Isaiah 41:10 ESV

Even when walking through the dark valley of death I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me, guarding, guiding all the way. ~ Psalm 23:4 TLB

God’s a safe-house for the battered,
    a sanctuary during bad times.
The moment you arrive, you relax;
    you’re never sorry you knocked. ~ Psalm 9:9 MSG

But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. ~ Psalm 3:3 ESV

You did it: you changed wild lament
    into whirling dance;
You ripped off my black mourning band
    and decked me with wildflowers.
I’m about to burst with song;
    I can’t keep quiet about you.
God, my God,
    I can’t thank you enough. ~ Psalm 30:11 MSG