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I Was Just Thinking … About Resting Work

We all want rest for our souls, and we come to Jesus because he wants to teach us how to receive it from him. One part of his prescription for finding this rest reads, “Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord” (Colossians 3:23). Working heartily brings rest because it dispels the tension that … Continue reading

I Was Just Thinking … About Working Rest

Jesus invites all who labor and are heavy laden to learn from him, so that they might experience rest instead of travail in their lives (Matthew 11:28–30). But we may ask, What does Jesus prescribe in order for us to experience this “rest for our souls”? For one thing, he would tell us to give … Continue reading

Goodness #2—Good Laboring

Here is what is good and fitting: to eat, to drink and to enjoy yourself in all your labor in which you toil under the sun during the few years of your life which God has given you; for this is your portion. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Some days when frustration is at its height, when our … Continue reading

Holiness #7 — Holy Identity

You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light; 1 Peter 2:9 Contrary to modern American culture which says “What I do determines who I am,” Peter teaches … Continue reading

Help #7 — Unusual Help

Jesus said to his disciples, “I have food to eat that you do not know about. … My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to accomplish his work.” John 4:32–34 At the end of a long day, when we are bone-weary, frustrated, discouraged, and beat, God’s deliverance often comes … Continue reading