• “We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could.” – Amy Carmichael

The Rest of God – God Calling 05/08

I lead you. The way is clear. Go forward unafraid. I am beside you. Listen, listen, listen to My Voice. My Hand is controlling all.

Remember that I can work through you better when you are at rest. Go very slowly, very quietly from one duty to the next – taking the time to rest and pray between.

Do not be too busy. Take all in order as I say. The Rest of God is in a realm beyond all man’s activities. Venture there often, and you will indeed find Peace and Joy.

All work that results from resting with God is miracle-work.  Claim the power to work miracles, both of you.

Know that you can do all things through Christ who strengthens you. Nay, more, know that you can do all things through Christ who rests you.

And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse … and his rest shall be glorious.  Isaiah 11:10

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  • kelli says:

    Again, this is something that hits home. Been really thinking (even some writing) about how when we try to do all kinds of 'busy' work, it is so consuming and so confusing. But when it springs from the place of rest and obedience, then it becomes truly fruitful. No matter how small it may seem. I want this to be the driving heart-beat of my life.

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