Thursday, January 22, 2009

His Rest

This week in my CBS biblestudy we studies Chapter 4 of Hebrews. Wow,did a ligth bulb go off in my head. I have always considered Sundays to be day of rest and a day set apart for God. Not that I am the best at being in church EVERY sunday, I have always viewed it as a day to regroup, having time with God (usually do my biblestudy lesson) and prepare for the week ahead. In this weeks lesson, I have a new perspective of Rest in God. In the sense of being complete in Him - allowing Him to complete His work in my life and therefore I must surrender to Him so that He can work through me. God rested on the 7th day because everything was complete and perfect in His creation. The lesson states 'In this active rest,we wait for Him to finish the process that begins at our salvation and is completed at our glorification in eternity' There is peace and honesty in this place with God that gives me the strong desire to remain close to Him. And this rest is not a rest just for Sundays, but for every minute of everyday. I hope that you will find Rest in Christ today - the rest that we have and can fall into through our faith and trust in Christ our Lord. I am not deserving of such a place but I am thankful that He gives it to us. Which leads me to Matthew11:28-30 ' Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart,and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light' Praise the Lord!

On a complete change of subject, I wanted to share the bedding that I've ordered and received this week. For some reason, since we found out we were having a boy I have been stuck on the thought of wanting something very boyish (is that a word?). Well, this is the only thing that I have found that I really like and since I've received it I really do like it - plus it was on sale. Rough and tuff like little boys :). I always thought that I would want something soft and sweet for a baby nursery, but all of those sorts of bedding and fabrics I really do like, but just didn't seem to be fitting in my head. Funny how things and ideas change. Is it the hormones?

3 comments:

Crazy Lady said...

that is one of my favorite scriptures.

darling bedding.

becky said...

hormones...ha! that's an understatement! so funny. but that is some super cute bedding! and thanks for those verses babe. surely a great thought for me to chew on!!

Gail said...

Hi Dear...Ohhhh how you made me happy to reflect back. Father Mel, believed, as I do, each thought you are receiving while carrying this precious cargo inside you...is receiving, too, your thoughts! It's as if...your thoughts are your new childs milk inside you? It is learning right now! Isn't that something. And, to read your thoughts this morning on knowing God...He(your new son) is on the right track, my dear one...You, too, are soooo darn precious. I love the Korey's for giving you such love in your heart and now you...too, are pasting the peace! Love you and pray for nothing but happy times ahead for all of you, Gail