Consolation Proportionate to Spiritual Sufferings

He Hath Said

“For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ.”- 2 Corinthians 1:5

SEEK ye rest from your distresses ye children of woe and sorrow? This is the place where ye may lighten your burden, and lose your cares… this is the place where God designs to cheer thee, and to make thy distresses stay their never ceasing course; this is the spot where his children love to be found, because here they find consolation in the midst of tribulation, joy in their sorrows, and comfort in their afflictions… Ay, my friends, if it were not true, ye might weep. If the Bible were not the truth of God-if we could not meet together around his mercy seat, then ye might put your hands upon your loins and walk about as if ye were in travail. If ye had not something in the world beside…

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