In this devotional from Exodus 23, we learn why God commands us to rest and why we don't always obey that command.
13 When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. 14 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick. 15 As evening approached, the disciples came to him and said, “This … Continue reading The Importance of Rest
When the days become dark and worrisome,
When evil shades every aspect of my life.
I will turn to the Lord my God,
To my Savior will I seek deliverance.
For in the King of Kings do I find rest,
In the Lord of Lords will I find peace of mind.
With this peace I have hope for the day,
The day does not look bleak when in His grace.
So daily I will find nourishment in the Almighty,
Everyday will my sustenance be in My Lord and Savior.
For in Him, I find true peace that soothes,
I discover pure rest in the presence of my God.
In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and confidence shall be your strength. Isaiah 30:15 (King James Version) I remember watching this Energizer Battery commercial that was aired a while back where all these toy bunnies were beating their drums, then one by one they stopped because their batteries died. All except … Continue reading Taking a Break for God
When the worries of this life begin to wear me down, I will turn to my God. Just to be still and marvel in God's presence is all I need to calm my soul.