2019-11-22 08:30:04


Many T-shirts and bumper stickers say stay calm and Well tonight God is calling us to stay calm and trust Him. There is so much noise so much stress that we need to pull back trust God and rest. He sees everything and nothing surprises Him.

Trust means to rely on someone without doubt and allow this One to move in our lives without fear. Resting in the confidence of somebody else.

REST-perpetual sabbath "rest" to be enjoyed uninterruptedly by believers in their fellowship with the Father and the Son, in contrast to the weekly Sabbath under the Law. Because this sabbath "rest" is the "rest" of God Himself. Believers now enter into divine "rest,".

Ps 46:10 Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth! AMP


PS 46:10 Surrender your anxiety! Be silent and stop your striving and you will see that I am God. I am the God above all the nations, and I will be exalted throughout the whole earth. TPT RELAX

Ex 14:14 The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace and remain at rest. AMP


Ex 14:14 God will fight the battle for you. And you? You keep your mouths shut!" MSG

Ps 37:7 Be still and rest in the Lord; wait for Him and patiently lean yourself upon Him; fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

8 Cease from anger and forsake wrath; fret not yourself it tends only to evildoing.


Ps 37:7 Quiet down before God, be prayerful before him. Don't bother with those who climb the ladder, who elbow their way to the top.

8 Bridle your anger, trash your wrath, cool your pipes it only makes things worse. MSG

Ps 112:7 He shall not be afraid of evil tidings; his heart is firmly fixed, trusting (leaning on and being confident) in the Lord.

8 His heart is established and steady, he will not be afraid while he waits to see his desire established upon his adversaries. AMP


PS 112:7 They will not live in fear or dread of what may come, for their hearts are firm, ever secure in their faith.

8Steady and strong, they will not be afraid, but will calmly face their every foe until they all go down in defeat. TPT

Ps 7:1 O LORD my God, in You I take refuge and put my trust; save me from all those who pursue and persecute me, and deliver me, AMP


Ps 7:1 God! God! I am running to you for dear life; the chase is wild. MSG

1 Kings 5:4 But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side, so that there is neither adversary nor evil confronting me. AMP

2 Chron 14:11 And Asa cried out to the Lord his God, and said, "Lord, it is nothing for You to help, whether with many or with those who have no power; help us, O Lord our God, for we rest on You, and in Your name we go against this multitude. O Lord, You are our God; do not let man prevail against You!" NKJV

PS 25:2 Be there for me, God, for I keep trusting in you. Dont allow my foes to gloat over me or the shame of defeat to overtake me. TPT

Heb 11:17 By faith Abraham, when he was put to the test [while the testing of his faith was still in progress], had already brought Isaac for an offering; he who had gladly received and welcomed [God's] promises was ready to sacrifice his only son,

18 Of whom it was said, Through Isaac shall your descendants be reckoned.

19 For he reasoned that God was able to raise [him] up even from among the dead. Indeed in the sense that Isaac was figuratively dead [potentially sacrificed], he did [actually] receive him back from the dead. AMP


HEB 11:17 Faith operated powerfully in Abraham for when he was put to the test he offered up Isaac. Even though he received Gods promises of descendants, he was willing to offer up his only son!

18For God had promised, Through your son Isaac your lineage will carry on your name.

19Abrahams faith made it logical to him that God could raise Isaac from the dead, and symbolically, thats exactly what happened. TPT

John 20:31 But these are written (recorded) in order that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ (the Anointed One), the Son of God, and that through believing and cleaving to and trusting and relying upon Him you may have life through (in) His name [through Who He is]. AMP

Ps 4:8 In peace I will both lie down and sleep, for You, Lord, alone make me dwell in safety and confident trust. AMP


PS 4:8 Now, because of you, Lord, I will lie down in peace and sleep comes at once, for no matter what happens, I will live unafraid! TPT

Prov 3:5 Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding.

6 In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths.

7 Be not wise in your own eyes; reverently fear and worship the Lord and turn [entirely] away from evil.

8 It shall be health to your nerves and sinews, and marrow and moistening to your bones. AMP


Prov 3:5 Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don't try to figure out everything on your own.

6 Listen for God's voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he's the one who will keep you on track.

7 Don't assume that you know it all. Run to God! Run from evil!

8 Your body will glow with health, your very bones will vibrate with life! MSG


PROV 3:5 Trust in the Lord completely, and do not rely on your own opinions.

With all your heart rely on him to guide you, and he will lead you in every decision you make.

6Become intimate with him in whatever you do, and he will lead you wherever you go.

7Dont think for a moment that you know it all, for wisdom comes when you adore him with undivided devotion and avoid everything thats wrong.

8Then you will find the healing refreshment your body and spirit long for. TPT

Literally healing to your navel and moistening to your bones. The blood supply for a baby in the womb comes through the navel. New cells are made in the marrow of our bones. As the navel and bones picture the life flow of our bodies, so the navel and bones are a picture of our inner being.

Isa 8:14 And He shall be a sanctuary [a sacred and indestructible asylum to those who reverently fear and trust in Him]; but He shall be a Stone of stumbling and a Rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. AMP


ISA 8:14 He will become for you a holy sanctuary but for them a stone people trip over. He is a rock that causes the two houses of Israel to stumblea trap and a snare for the people of Jerusalem TPT

Isa 30:15 God, the Master, The Holy of Israel, has this solemn counsel: "Your salvation requires you to turn back to me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in complete dependence on me The very thing you've been unwilling to do. MSG


ISA 30:15 Lord Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, says:Come back to me! By returning and resting in me you will be saved.In quietness and trust you will be made strong. But you refused. TPT

1 John 3:3 And everyone who has this hope [resting] on Him cleanses (purifies) himself just as He is pure (chaste, undefiled, guiltless). AMP


1 JN 3:3 And all who focus their hope on him will always be purifying themselves, just as Jesus is pure. TPT

Rest- In the word rest it doesnt just mean to relax or take your ease and confidence in the Lord. It also means something concerning the Holy Spirit. He shall rest upon us. Make his permanent dwelling place upon us. On the day of Pentecost the Holy Spirit came on them as well as in them so they could move in power. The spirit is the resting place Of glory. The full glory abides in Him. REST- dwell, stay, let fall, cease, lay, let down, (be) quiet, set down.

ISA 63:14 As a herder leads his cattle to find rest in a fertile valley, the Spirit of Yahweh led them into rest.In the same way, you led your peopleto win for yourself a glorious name! TPT

Isa 11:2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the reverential and obedient fear of the Lord AMP


ISA 11:2 the Spirit of Yahweh will rest upon him, the Spirit of Extraordinary Wisdom, the Spirit of Perfect Understandingthe Spirit of Wise Strategy,the Spirit of Mighty Power,the Spirit of Revelation, and the Spirit of the Fear of Yahweh. TPT

Prov 19:23 The reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord leads to life, and he who has it rests satisfied; he cannot be visited with [actual] evil AMP

Acts 2:1 AND WHEN the day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all assembled together in one place,

2 When suddenly there came a sound from heaven like the rushing of a violent tempest blast, and it filled the whole house in which they were sitting.

3 And there appeared to them tongues resembling fire, which were separated and distributed and which settled on each one of them.

4 And they were all filled (diffused throughout their souls) with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other (different, foreign) languages (tongues), as the Spirit kept giving them clear and loud expression [in each tongue in appropriate words].

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ACTS 2:1 On the day Pentecost was being fulfilled, all the disciples were gathered in one place.

2Suddenly they heard the sound of a violent blast of wind rushing into the house from out of the heavenly realm. The roar of the wind was so overpowering it was all anyone could bear!

3Then all at once a pillar of fire appeared before their eyes. It separated into tongues of fire that engulfed each one of them.

4They were all filled and equipped with the Holy Spirit and were inspired to speak in tonguesempowered by the Spirit to speak in languages they had never learned! TPT

Prov 1:33 First pay attention to me, and then relax. Now you can take it easy you're in good hands." MSG

Matt 11:28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy-laden and overburdened, and I will cause you to rest. [I will ease and relieve and refresh your souls.]

29 Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest (relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls.

30 For My yoke is wholesome (useful, good not harsh, hard, sharp, or pressing, but comfortable, gracious, and pleasant), and My burden is light and easy to be AMP ↕↕↕

Matt 11:28 Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Then come to me. I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis.

29Simply join your life with mine. Learn my ways and youll discover that Im gentle, humble, easy to please. You will find refreshment and rest in me TPT

Come to me and I will cheer [refresh] you. I am cheerful [refreshing] and humble in heart, and you will find cheer [refreshing] for your soul. REMAINS A REST-a type of heaven- open heaven relationship with God Not a rest from work but in work and rest from the burden put on you by the law.

Isa 14:3 When the Lord has given you rest from your sorrow and pain and from your trouble and unrest and from the hard service with which you were made to serve,