As one whom his mother comforts, so will I comfort you; and you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
God is Creator, Preserver, Father, but something more.
I. A good mother has a wonderful fund of SYMPATHY; so has God.
II. Motherhood is wonderful in its CONSTANCY; so is God.
III. Motherhood is GRIEVED OVER SIN; So is God.
IV. A mother's love is often REDEMPTIVE; God's love is redemptive ten thousand times more.
(D. J. Rounsefell.)
Parallel VersesKJV: As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you; and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.