Relaxation in My Presence if you want refreshment. Resting just isn’t essentially idleness, as individuals typically understand it. Once you chill out in My firm, you might be demonstrating belief in Me. Belief is a wealthy phrase, laden with that means and course in your life. I need you to lean on, belief, and be assured in Me. Once you lean on Me for assist, I enjoyment of your trusting confidence.
Many individuals flip away from Me when they’re exhausted. They affiliate Me with obligation and diligence, in order that they attempt to conceal from My Presence after they want a break from work. How this saddens Me! As I spoke by means of My prophet Isaiah: In returning to Me and resting in Me you shall be saved; in quietness and belief shall be your power.
For thus stated the Lord God, the Holy One in every of Israel: In returning [to Me] and resting [in Me] you shall be saved; in quietness and in [trusting] confidence shall be your power. However you wouldn’t. — Isaiah 30:15 AMP
Proverbs 3:5 AMP
Plug into Me!
Come to Me if you end up drained and exhausted. Come to Me if you simply want a break. Relaxation in My Presence. Relaxation is certainly one of My items to you. It isn’t simply being nonetheless. And it’s not being lazy. Resting in Me reveals that you just belief Me sufficient to chill out and lean on Me.
Some individuals really run away from Me after they’re drained. They suppose spending time with Me means extra work, extra obligations. So that they conceal from Me. However the reality is that I’m the one place they will actually be recharged. It’s quite a bit like plugging in your mobile phone or your online game when the battery is low. Your cellphone or recreation waits quietly after which, after some time, it’s prepared for use once more. When you’re drained and your battery is working low, plug into Me by resting in My Presence — and I gives you new power.
How have you learnt when your “battery” is working low? What do you do to recharge? Have you ever tried resting in Jesus? What’s the distinction between sleeping and resting in Jesus?
Excerpted with permission from Jesus Calling Household Devotional by Sarah Younger, copyright Sarah Younger.
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