People come to bring comfort and words of encouragement. He receives their encouragement, then, invariably, he begins ministering to them. Every. Single. Time. The recently bereaved home-health nurse. The dear fellow sojourner. The sweet young couple. The head pastor of a mega church. The successful business man. The lay-minister. The next door neighbors. The daughters and sons-in-law. The grandkids. Each seek to bring comfort to Dad and each leave blessed for having spent time with this kind, strong, intelligent, grace-filled man.
And King Solomon’s words ring true:
The words of the godly encourage many