Waiting and Resting

From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised  Matthew 16:21 ESV We all know what happened on that first day, that terrible and blessed day on the cross. On…

Sabbath Gift of Grace

The Sabbath is a Gift of Grace It’s not a law we must obey Or just some answer on a test But it began at the creation That God made a day for rest   Just as the sun was going down And as His children lay to sleep He gently covered them with night…

A Moment for the Birds

Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls? Luke 12 :24 KJV After spending the last six weeks alone while my wife is taking care of her sister on the other coast I decided to…

A Weaned Child

Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child. Psalm 131:2 KJV Rest has gotten such a bad name in our culture that we place our next order at Walmart while we are cooking, check our email during our children’s…

12 Gifts of Christmas / 7th Gift – Rest

 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Matthew 11:29 Our plane had finished climbing to 30,000 feet and the pilot quietly announced that we were now free to move about the cabin, but my eyes were still…