How do you find rest in your day-to-day life? Some days can feel like you’re trying to push through to the weekend, but life doesn’t have to be that way. While practicing the Sabbath weekly gives us rest for the week ahead, you don’t have to wait until Sunday to let your hair down. You can experience rest every day of the week by seeking moments of meditation and restoration in God’s Word.
Where Do You Turn When You Are Weary?
If you find yourself struggling to get some rest for your weary soul, we encourage you to dive right into the Bible and discover how important rest is to God. To help you with this, we’ve compiled a list of 10 Bible Verses About How To Find Rest: That you can read and meditate on throughout the week!
How To Find Rest
“Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done.” – Genesis 2:3
“‘Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the Lord your God has commanded you. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.’” – Deuteronomy 5:12-14
“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.’” – Psalm 91:1-2
“The Lord replied, ‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’” – Exodus 33:14
“Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.’” – Mark 6:31
“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. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will perish by following their example of disobedience.” – Hebrews 4:9-11
“Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.” – Psalm 62:1-2
“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.” – Psalm 23:1-3
“He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.’” – Psalm 46:10
“‘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.’” – Matthew 11:28-30
For Further Study
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