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A return to hymns for comfort from the Comforter (Holy Spirit) – Andrea Barrett

A return to hymns… for comfort from the Comforter (Holy Spirit)

Jun 1, 2019, 12:24 PM
Andrea Barrett

This was downloaded in my spirit on June 1st 2019. I was crying out to the Lord as I stood in my kitchen concerning all the things coming upon the earth, famine, war, earthquake, tsunamis etc….when the Holy Spirit brought this hymn and prayer “Abide with Me”  back to my remembrance. I searched the internet to find this version that I had heard before, because none of the other versions seemed to capture the magnitude and urgency of the hour. Our lord seeks to comfort his bride through her darkest moments through hymns and songs that declares who he is, mighty and powerful to save, cover, shelter and provide.

 

Take comfort my Bride, ….through your worship in the secret place. You must press into my presence for there you will find me and all cares will vanished. Sing unto me….anoint my feet with your tears and I will left up thine head. Beloved, I am you your God. Keep your eyes set on me in the midst of the storms coming and I will uphold thee and cause you to walk on the waters. Fear not, I am the lover of you soul. I will keep you even in the eye of the storm. Trust in me alone and fret not thyself because of evil doers and the judgment that is set to come. Have no other God before me and I will strengthen thy heart. Come unto me when you are heavy laden and I will give thee rest. Come, come….sup with me my precious jewel. My throne room is open to my beloved, my arms are outstretched to receive and comfort thee. Wait no more…..come to me now.

Here is the main scripture that I received along with this word.

Isaiah 40 King James Version (KJV)
40 Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.

2 Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received of the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.

3 The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain:

5 And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.

6 The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field:

7 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the Lord bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.

8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

9 O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

10 Behold, the Lord God will come with strong hand, and his arm shall rule for him: behold, his reward is with him, and his work before him.

11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.

12 Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?

13 Who hath directed the Spirit of the Lord, or being his counsellor hath taught him?

14 With whom took he counsel, and who instructed him, and taught him in the path of judgment, and taught him knowledge, and shewed to him the way of understanding?

15 Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.

16 And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering.

17 All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.

18 To whom then will ye liken God? or what likeness will ye compare unto him?

19 The workman melteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains.

20 He that is so impoverished that he hath no oblation chooseth a tree that will not rot; he seeketh unto him a cunning workman to prepare a graven image, that shall not be moved.

21 Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?

22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

23 That bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.

24 Yea, they shall not be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.

25 To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.

26 Lift up your eyes on high, and behold who hath created these things, that bringeth out their host by number: he calleth them all by names by the greatness of his might, for that he is strong in power; not one faileth.

27 Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel, My way is hid from the Lord, and my judgment is passed over from my God?

28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.

29 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.

30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:

31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

King James Version (KJV)

 

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3 Comments

  1. Jeanette Redden

    Yes, God called to my mind hyms from my childhood Broadnan Hymnal. He began with “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus) and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”. And many songs about the blood of Jesus. (I am 68, was raised Southern Baptist in Texas). Even now at night the Holy Spirit wakes me up with a memory of another hymn, so looking up and sing it to Him. I even ordered an old Broadman Hymnal online for $9.00 in April 2019. The hymns are comforting.

  2. LaTonya

    Jesus thank you. You are so masculine and virile. You are the only Potentate. I love you and thank you for these words and invitation. You are, you are, you are…. You have loved me as no other. Thank you Jesus for your extended arms and your calls to come to you.

  3. Judy

    A few days ago I was also feeling burdened and heavy laden. The Lord brought to my mind and spirit the hymn “Take My Hand , Precious Lord”. I heard it over and over in my mind all day long. It was so amazingly comforting and reassuring. God speaks to us in so many wonderful ways.
    Come soon Lord Jesus .

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