How to Cultivate Comforters
Job not only overcomes despair and suffering, he prospers. This proactive man of God responds to adversity by cultivating sustained relationships — a deep relationship with God, a cluster of close friends and a deep-seated love for self. Close friends can provide earthly comfort, companionship, encouragement and help. Loving ourselves enough to make something special with the rest of our lives acknowledges God’s perfect work in us. But it is our relationship with God through Jesus Christ that gives us grace to walk through difficulty.