Posts Tagged ‘rest’

God Gives Rest By Ed McDowell

Are you ready to receive his rest? It is useless for you to work so hard from early morning until late at night, anxiously working for food to eat; for God gives rest to his loved ones. Psalms 127:2 NLT I write this near the beginning of a season of rest (sabbatical) granted to me…

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Creating a Sabbath Culture By Alec Hill

Five Practical Ways to Create a Sabbath Culture Creating a Sabbath culture leads to transformation. When I joined InterVarsity, I was overwhelmed by the piety of my fellow staff. They prayed diligently, studied scripture fervently, and took solitude retreats regularly. But there was one area that was seriously amiss – an almost cavalier disregard of…

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Reset Your Rhythms By Gary G. Hoag

Seven Ways to Reset Your Rhythms in 2021   I want to invite you to join me in resetting your rhythms in 2021. Let me explain. God often gives diligent stewards bigger roles with greater responsibilities. Perhaps you can relate? And, I don’t know about you, but with COVID it seemed like everything multiplied exponentially.…

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Rest is a Weapon By Beth Guckenberger

  Rest is a Weapon: Saying Yes to Still I was asked by one of my pastors to teach one Sunday in a series called “What Jesus Invites Us to.” I readily agreed. Then they said my Sunday would cover “Jesus Invites Us into Rest,” and I laughed out loud. The Struggle to Rest I…

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God’s Plan for Labor By Tami Heim

You’ve been called to labor for the Master’s plan! The US Department of Labor gives us context for why we celebrate Labor Day. This year marks the 125th Anniversary of this national holiday. It originated as a way for the country to celebrate the labor movement and the many achievements of workers in America. While…

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God’s Call to Rest By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

God’s Call to Steward Leaders – Rest As leaders we easily can spend our days focused on growth, forward movement, flourishing – all good things, but for today I invite you to contemplate how God calls you to steward your life and work when you rest in His redemption. “It feels like taking a deep…

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Watching the Road Signs

Matthew 11:28-30, THE  MESSAGE Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything…

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Take a Rest

To enter God’s rest . . . means to enjoy the perfect, unshakable confidence of salvation in our Lord. We have no more reason to fear. We have absolute trust and confidence in God’s power and care.—John MacArthur Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy-laden and overburdened, and I will cause you…

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