Jesus: God with Us
The Comfort of the Counselor
By Michael Youssef, Ph D. 12/17/21
No matter who or what we are—men or women, young or old, rich or poor—we cannot help but be impressed with the Wonderful Counselor. He alone is perfect and the only one who can meet all our needs.
We have no fear of disdain or judgment when we share our heart with the Wonderful Counselor. He never tells us that our problems are frivolous or insignificant. He never grows tired of listening to us or bored with what we have to say. When we approach Him with our concerns, He says, “I know all of your problems in far greater detail than you do, and I already have an answer for your troubles. I have comfort and joy for your troubled and sorrowful heart. I have blessing waiting for you. I have just been waiting for you to come to Me.”
Christ’s supernatural wisdom far exceeds any human wisdom. When Jesus is our counselor, miracles happen, and transformation takes place through the power of God. Only Christ has the ability to see into our hearts, even into the corners that we try to hide from ourselves. Only Christ has the authority to forgive our sins and give us fresh starts. Only Christ has the power to give us eternal life with Him. Only Christ can heal our hearts and souls.
Whatever you are going through, Jesus the Wonderful Counselor is longing for you to come to Him with your burdens. Only He can make you whole, only He will always listen no matter how long you cry to Him or what you have to say. What is burdening your heart today?
Prayer: Wonderful Counselor, I need to give You my burdens today. Thank You for always being available and for always wanting to hear from me. I pray in the name of Jesus. Amen.
“May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant” (Psalm 119:76).