thought for the day

If anyone is doubting Matt 11:28 – come to me all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest – then take comfort in the words in Isaiah 40:27-31 where we see who this God is and how it is that He can give us rest. Not only will He give us rest but He will give us the strength to do all that He has called us to and prepared for us to do.

27 Why do you complain, Jacob?
    Why do you say, Israel,
“My way is hidden from the Lord;
    my cause is disregarded by my God”?
28 Do you not know?
    Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,
    the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He will not grow tired or weary,
    and his understanding no one can fathom.
29 He gives strength to the weary
    and increases the power of the weak.
30 Even youths grow tired and weary,
    and young men stumble and fall;
31 but those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
    they will walk and not be faint.

 

 

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