Tag Archives: rest

The Sabbath; December 28, 2021


Jeremiah 17:21 This is what the Lord says: Be careful not to carry a load on the Sabbath day or bring it through the gates of Jerusalem. We have gotten so far away from the concept of a Sabbath that … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; December 15, 2021


Psalm 116:7 Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. People have made fun of it, but David actually had a pretty good idea when he talked to himself in his Psalms. … Continue reading

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Stress; August 24, 2021


Luke 5:15-16 Yet the news about him spread all the more, so that crowds of people came to hear him and to be healed of their sicknesses. But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Jesus was active in … Continue reading

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Sleep; June 11, 2021


Psalm 4:4, 8 In your anger do not sin; when you are on your beds, search your hearts and be silent.I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. In my … Continue reading

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Laziness; January 27, 2021


Proverbs 6:10-11 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest– and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man. This past Sunday I preached on Exodus 34:21, that … Continue reading

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Sabbath; January 16, 2021


Exodus 34:21 “Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest. When you think about it, this was a very shocking command. In an agrarian society, … Continue reading

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Repentance; October 7, 2020


Isaiah 30:15 This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says:“In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength, but you would have none of it.” This is at the same time … Continue reading

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God’s Time Frame; December 12, 2019


Zephaniah 3:17 “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” I can’t off … Continue reading

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Rest; August 13, 2019


Psalm 62:1 My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him. This verse is echoed in verse five, just changing “hope” for “salvation.” However, the Japanese translation puts a very different slant on them both. It says, … Continue reading

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Sleep; July 19, 2019


Psalms 4:8 I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety. Sleep disorders of one sort or another are a very common problem these days. We prioritize “screen time” and let … Continue reading

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