Content Tagged: Rest
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The leaders of the nation of Israel rejected their Messiah, because He did not conform to their expectations and He threatened their way of life. Their way involved control, toil and fear. Jesus offered hope, peace and rest. They chose poorly. Which way will you choose?
Drained and discouraged, the disciples had to relearn the art of resting well. Jesus uses two different miracles to teach them that rest doesn't come from complete disengagement but from reconnecting with Jesus as our provider and sustainer.
God worked, and then He rested, but not because He needed to work or rest. He could have created earth in a split second (rather than 6 days or 6 billion years, depending on your perspective). God worked, and then He rested, to establish a pattern of life for us. We need to...
As part of my job description I am required a few times a year to take one full day out of the office away from email, phone calls, and sermon prep, and spend it with the Lord. This is yet one more reason I love my job! Having enjoyed a particularly beneficial day with the...