“Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints” (Psalm 116:15, ESV).
This verse may seem unexpected, but it is a comfort to God’s people to know that He cares what happens to them. The psalmist has rejoiced in God’s deliverance (vv.8-9), and proceeds to renew his commitment (vv.12-19). Knowing God’s care brings comfort, joy, and gratitude to His people.
Rest in the love of God Almighty. Though we are small, His compassion is great; He cares for our hurts and will carry our burdens if we bring them to Him. In Christ our Savior, we have hope that endures every fear and loss, hope that triumphs over the grave.