Rest in Him

Today, I’m reblogging an oldie that I thought was worth sharing again.

Fuller Way of Life

Sweet little nephew, Noah
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened,
and I will give you rest.”
Matthew 11:28

Will we ever learn to get out of our own way? How often do we wear ourselves out or get depressed simply because we stubbornly insist on doing everything ourselves and we refuse to ask for help or take time to rest and renew ourselves? (Or is it just me?)

Even if we are trying to accomplish work in the service of God, if we are relying on our own strengths, our own natural powers, then it is still possible that God may not bless our efforts.

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” —John 15:4–6

Natural powers are whatever we can do…

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One thought on “Rest in Him

  1. H. B. says:

    This is a special post, Nina. We need to keep the lines open to God and let Him take care of business. So hard to do when we want it right now! Thanks for the reminder! Love you. Mrs. Avis

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