Rest…..cease work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength:
“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.” Genesis 2:2
One lesson that I’ve had a hard time learning is that I can’t spend all my energy on
It took many exhausting days and people that would allow me to overexert myself for me to learn to STOP AND REST! There came a point when I had to even learn to rest when I
God won’t ever let you enter the ring without gloves! Meaning, if it’s for you to do, He will equip you…He won’t allow you to overextend yourself. This goes for day to day helps as well. We must seek God in everything that we do. “In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:6 Our path includes going to work, school, helping others, and giving of ourselves. In reading the word of God, we also learn that He set examples for us to follow along with the instructions He gave. The scripture above, Genesis 2:2, tells us that God, Himself, rested……
So, tonight, get some rest! Tomorrow, only do what you are CAPABLE AND EQUIPPED to do!
“So then, there is still awaiting a full and complete Sabbath-rest reserved for the [true] people of God; For he who has once entered [God’s] rest also has ceased from [the weariness and pain] of human labors, just as God rested from those labors peculiarly His own.” Hebrews 4:9-10 (Amplified Bible)
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