The Struggle is Real
1 Corinthians 6:12 NIV “I have the right to do anything," you say - but not everything is beneficial. "I have the right to do anything" - but I will not be mastered by anything.
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Hebrews 4:9-11 NLT So there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God. 10 - For all who have entered into God’s rest have rested from their labors, just as God did after creating the world. 11 - So let us do our best to enter that rest. But if we disobey God, as the people of Israel did, we will fall.
“God, You have made us for Yourself, and our soul is restless until it finds rest in You.” -St. Augustine
Matthew 11:28-29 NLT Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 - 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.
2 Steps To Rest
1) Be Still
Psalm 46:10 NIV He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
Psalm 131:2 BSB Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.
Proverbs 13:16 TLB “A wise man thinks ahead, but a fool doesn’t and even brags about it!”
Jeremiah 6:16 NIV This is what the LORD says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, 'We will not walk in it.'