First UMC of Laurel
Jesus' Comfort
Peace and Assurance - Jesus makes some promises to His disciples. He tells them that He will be leaving soon. He tells them that He is going to prepare a place for them and He gives them the assurance that He will return for them. Such promises give us a measure of peace and assurance - even today.
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  • First UMC of Laurel
    424 Main St, Laurel, MD 20707, USA
    Sunday 8:15 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
Raise your hand if you have ever had tough times in life?
One of dad’s favorite sayings as he aged - Getting old is not for wimps!
Some say that time heals all wounds
Some folks turn to drugs or alcohol to comfort them when in pain
Depression runs rampant for those who are in constant pain
Peace and Assurance is what we all desire
Jesus was trying to prepare His disciples for His departure
Jesus tells His disciples to not let their hearts be troubled - by His departure
At times - we place more trust in the world we can see rather than the God who we cannot always see!
Jesus reminds His disciples and even us today - He is going to a place - even a place prepared for us
Jesus has gone before us to prepare a place just for us
If you can’t take the Son of God at His word - whom can you trust?
Part of my comfort at my parent’s death is this promise Jesus made