Is our closest friend –
Here, in light and darkness,
To life’s end;
In joy and sorrow,
Suffering and pain,
Till we return to you,
In heaven again.
I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever (John 14:16; NIV).
He will give you another Advocate [Comforter, Encourager, Counsellor], who will never leave you. He is the Holy Spirit, who leads into all truth (John 14:16-17; NLT).
Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that the God’s Spirit of dwells in you? (1 Corinthians 3:16; RSV).
Even though I walk in the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me (Psalm 23:4; RSV).
Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows (John 16:33; NLT).
The dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it (Ecclesiastes 12:7; NIV).