Rest in His Grace

 

Unmade Bed

Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from Him. Truly He is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will not be shaken. Psalm 62:5-6

Thou has made us for thyself and restless is our heart until it comes to rest in Thee. ~St. Augustine

The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; He leads me beside peaceful streams. Psalm 23:1-2

Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.  ~Ovid

Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. ~William Penn

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

Father, Thank you for the gift of rest . . . a blessing which heals and restores us. Forgive us for failing to get enough rest, for foolishly trying to do too much. Forgive us for procrastinating and failing to use our time well. You created time and seasons. You provide structure and order. Guide us and help us to work, play, and rest according to Your will for us. May we honor You in all ways. Amen.

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