Blessed are those who mourn

Scripture reference

Matthew 5:4 (ASV 1901)

4Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Luke 6:21 (ASV 1901)

21Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.


Geoffrey Bull, a prisoner of war, mourned the loss of opportunity for the Gospel in Tibet. But God poured comfort and peace into his mourning.
Nabeel Qureshi is astonished that God would bless him at all, let alone for mourning.