I Will Give You Rest

I will give you rest

 

If your life is uncertain and filled with difficulties, be encouraged! God is not asking you to handle your entire life all at once. More often than not, your what-if imaginings about the future turn out altogether differently. Instead of being anxious, choose to concentrate on today. With God’s strength and grace, you will make it.

You can also choose to pray and draw near to the God who loves you unconditionally and promises to take care of you. Jesus said, “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” God loves you and wants you to rest in Him.

Let today be the boundary for your fears and worries: “Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things” (Matt. 6:34). And if the going gets tough, concentrate on making it through one hour at a time without anxiety. Faithfully follow Jesus one step at a time, one hour at a time, one day at a time.

RESPOND

Father, today I give You praise and thanks. Every circumstance brings me to my knees before You because You are the Author of my life. You are Creator, King, and Savior. I am blessed and privileged to be Your daughter. Amen.

RENEWING RESOURCES

A Woman After God’s Own Heart Bible – With 365 daily devotions, 150 biographies, a reading plan, and more … this Bible will encourage and inspire you! Pick up your copy here.

The Lord is My Shepherd – Special: $3.00! Combining careful Scripture study with personal experience and gentle encouragement, Elizabeth leads women to 12 promises that will help them in the seasons of life they’ve experienced — as well as in the seasons to come.

REFLECT

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30)

What is your first emotional response when you are tired? The next time you find yourself exhausted, turn to God and ask for His rest.

REMEMBER

God loves you unconditionally and promises to take care of you.


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Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.

Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.


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