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Do You Take a Regular Sabbath?
On the seventh day of the Creation story, God took a sabbath and rested from His work. Later,...

Should Christians Take Vacations?
I ran across this question on the GotQuestions Blog and thought it was worth asking here. We know...

Today's devotional: keeping busy with being slothful
Everybody's busy these days. You're busy; I'm busy; I don't know if I've encountered anybody in...

Today's Devotional: Our Refuge
Where do you turn in times of trouble? If you're like me you'll try everything but God when...

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Rest in the Deep Assurance
Today’s devotional is from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young. After many years of writing in her prayer journal, missionary Sarah Young decided to listen to God with pen in hand, writing down whatever she believed He was saying to her. She knew her writings were not inspired as Scripture is, but journaling helped her grow closer […]

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously… Relax!
A merry heart does good, like medicine. — Proverbs 17:22 I work with a lot of leaders. And one thing I’ve found is that many times they take themselves much too seriously. Of course, they’re not alone. I meet people in every walk of life who have too much doom and gloom in their attitudes. They […]

Freeing the Slaves - #6665
You know, in our world today we are like all accelerator and no brakes. We're living lives without Sabbaths. They're supposed to be part of the created order of God.

The Good News of the Empty Glass - #6562
Don't give up; open up to be filled with Christ's strength. You can do all things through Christ who gives you strength. Now, there's just a little of you, but that means there can be a lot of Him. If your glass is empty, that's good news, because you're about to be filled with Jesus Christ.

True Woman Blog: The Spiritual Side of Sleep
When we face difficult circumstances, when we feel like the whole world is against us, or when we've lost the desire to go on, sometimes the most spiritual thing we can do is get some sleep.

Do You Take a Regular Sabbath? - The Blog
On the seventh day of the Creation story, God took a sabbath and rested from His work. Later, keeping a sabbath was included in the ten commandments. Rest is clearly an important activity, but I’d argue that in the Western world we don’t do a great job of emphasizing how important it really is. What about you though? Do you take a regular sabbath?

15. Augustine of Hippo (354-430) : Christian History Institute
Christian History Institute's "In Context" provides the background of theologian Augustine of Hippo's famouse saying, "Our hearts are restless until they find rest in Thee."

"Come to me" in the Bible: Matthew 11:28
This is Jesus' famous invitation to find true rest from life's struggles in him. Dedication to Christ doesn't mean you'll be burdened with new worries. On the contrary, service to Christ means freedom from guilt and sin.

Shutdown Mode - #2843
Before you go to sleep, search through your heart for any garbage that has accumulated - anger, unforgiveness, lust, coveting, comparing, gossip, negative attitudes, sinful treatment of people. Don't shut down until you've cleaned out the junk of the day - by bringing it to Jesus in repentance - right there on your bed.

Peaceful - a Christian perspective
One of the great human pursuits is true peace: the freedom to relax without being weighed down by fears and concerns. This is the peace that God promises those who follow Him.