Thursday, January 2 — Psalm 2
Genesis 2:4–25; Matthew 1:18–25
The Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25:8
Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Romans 12:12
Gentle Comforter, you come to us when we are hurt, scared, or in distress. Remind us again and again that when we feel far from your presence, you will be with us again and we shall rejoice together.