Short Break

Short Break

It’s the mid-semester break at the school where I work so I’m taking this week off from posting to enjoy some rest, reflection and recreation. Be back soon.  
Short Devotion : Revelation 14:11-13

Short Devotion : Revelation 14:11-13

“There will be no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and its image,” … Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor ….” Revelation...
More Devotions about God’s peace

More Devotions about God’s peace

A life of peace isn’t a life without problems. To experience God’s peace requires us to receive his peace and hold onto it in difficult times. We exercise faith and trust in God knowing he is in control of all our circumstances so there’s no need to worry. And if we...
More Devotions about God’s peace

Devotions about God’s peace

God gives us a peace that is inexplicable, comforting, restorative and endless. He wants us to rest in him so he can give us peace. He is not a workaholic, a slave driver, or a taskmaster. We can rest and enjoy his peace, not because we’ve earned it but because it’s a...
Book Review : Garden City

Book Review : Garden City

Garden City : work, rest and the art of being human by John Mark Comer discusses work and rest from a biblical perspective. Comer writes in a slightly humourous manner where he includes little asides to the reader. So while much of the material in the early part of...
Communion : A gift of rest

Communion : A gift of rest

One day the elders of Israel came to see Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord. Amongst other things, the Lord gave this message to his people. “I gave them my Sabbaths as a sign between us, so they would know that I the Lord, made them holy” (Ezekiel 20:12). In the Old...
Quote from Ray Stedman – on rest

Quote from Ray Stedman – on rest

“It is at wit’s end, driven by the Spirit into the place where the pressure is so great that we have no other recourse but to cry out to God for help, that at last we begin to learn. It breaks upon our dull, slow minds that this help is not something intended for...
Short Devotion : Hebrews 4:9-10

Short Devotion : Hebrews 4:9-10

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his.” Hebrews 4:9-10 We rest from the work of...