Rest for the Weary

My Featured Blog for the Week is from the blog SEE.

Who do you rest in? Do you rest in God or worldly things?

“True rest, real hope, and eternal salvation can only be found in God- by trusting in His Son, and by standing firm on His Word.”

SEE

Psalm 62-1

My reaction to stress is very much like that of an opossum – sleep! When my stress level goes up, the covers go over my head. I want rest. I crave rest. But so often I go to the wrong place to find that rest.

A nap, scrolling through facebook, a great cup of coffee, chocolate, even an amazing vacation- while all fine and sometimes great and necessary things- are still only temporary sources of rest.  And often leaving me wanting more, or feeling guilty about time wasted, calories gained, or money spent.

The only source of true rest, lasting rest, no-strings attached rest, is found in God alone.

But what does that mean? How do we rest in God?

We sit quietly in His Presence. We read from His Word.
We talk to Him. We listen to songs about Him. We join in those songs.
We memorize verses and…

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