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  • The 'rest' Of The Week! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 224 ratings
     | 16,226 views

    #4 in 10 Commandment Series

    #4 “THE REST OF THE WEEK!” TEXTS: Exodus 20:8-11; Genesis 2:15; Nehemiah 13:15-22 INTRO: Of the 10 commandments this is the one taken most lightly by both Christians and non Christians. Against the other commandments like, “Thou shall not kill”, “Thou shall not steal”, and “Do not commit ...read more

  • Why Not Rest

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 2, 2001
    based on 185 ratings
     | 9,668 views

    This sermon deals with Jesus telling us to come and to rest.

    WHY NOT REST 9:30 1/29/93 Text Matthew 11:28-30 Psalm 23 Matthew 11:25-30 .ls2 RICK The story is told of a lady who became very angry at the pastor. When she finally caught up with him, she said, "I called ...read more

  • Just Rest

    Contributed by Darron Khan on May 30, 2002
    based on 434 ratings
     | 55,185 views

    This message was desinged to highlight the importance of rest in the life of Christ-followers. It encourages its audience to understand rest from God’s perspective.

    Just Rest Celebration Service April 7, 2002 It has been said: We can worry or we can worship. Strangely enough, busy people find it a whole lot easier to worry than to worship. Warren Wiersbe once said, “The ability to calm your soul and wait before God is one of the most difficult things ...read more

  • The Value Of Rest

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 178 ratings
     | 18,913 views

    Rest is important. Here are four reasons why.

    By and large, Americans don’t value rest and relaxation. On the contrary, we’ve made a virtue of unceasing labor; we brag about how busy we are, as if the hectic pace of our lives is proof that we’re important and significant. We feel guilty when we’re not working, and we’re suspicious of anyone ...read more

  • Rest For The Stressed

    Contributed by James Botts on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 955 ratings
     | 82,438 views

    “Rest For The Stressed” will look at three commands Jesus gave for people who are weary and stressed out. Religion is a heavy burden, but Jesus invites us to experience real rest for our souls.

    The Crossing Community Church “Rest For The Stressed” Pastor Jim Botts August 11th, 2002 Introduction We live in a very tense, uptight and fast paced world filled with hurry... A Tahoma, Washington newspaper carried the story of Tattoo the basset hound a while back. Tattoo didn’t intend to ...read more

  • A Refuge Of Rest Series

    Contributed by David Hill on Jul 8, 2004
    based on 86 ratings
     | 11,556 views

    God is our refuge of rest in life.

    A Refuge of Rest Psalm 91 Black Bart was a professional thief whose very name struck fear as he terrorized the Wells Fargo stage line. From San Francisco to new York, his name became synonymous with the ...read more

  • Rest For The Weary

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Aug 9, 2004
    based on 164 ratings
     | 16,205 views

    Sometimes we can do all the right things as Christians and still be at the end of our rope. In this sermon I will encourage both believers and unbelievers to seek rest in Christ.

    “Rest For The Weary” Matthew 11:28 INTRODUCTION: Open in Prayer ILLUSTRATION: Think back with me if you will to a time when you were about 6 yrs. Old. Can you remember playing all day, not a worry in the world? Can you remember the feeling of your pillow at the end of the day? You just had ...read more

  • The Rest Is God's Series

    Contributed by Thomas Black on Feb 2, 2005
    based on 43 ratings
     | 3,658 views

    God has called upon us to walk before him in holiness, and has revealed that he is powerful enough to make his promises come to pass.

    Pastor’s note: I wanted to call this "A Cut above" but couldn’t bring myself to do it. Passage: Genesis 17:1-27 In Genesis 15 God came to Abram and introduced repeated to him the Abrahamic covenant and it’s central tenant; that of God’s undeserved blessing to Abram. God took Abram outside the ...read more

  • Rest For A Wreary Mind

    Contributed by Rod Bryant on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 33 ratings
     | 3,377 views

    Text: Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he tru

    Text: Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Intro: Since the dawn of time mankind has battled with his or her mind. The word states that the “mind is at odds with the Spirit” {Romans 8:7} Because the carnal mind ...read more

  • How To Find Spiritual Rest

    Contributed by Todd Hudnall on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 424 ratings
     | 27,906 views

    This is a single verse sermon with three points and proposition. It isn’t a manuscript but is more than a simple outline. The sermon is about leaving the weariness of dead religion to enter into a living relationship with God.

    Text - Matt 11:28 Introduction A strong young athlete was wadding waist deep in the shallow part of a recreational lake. Unknowingly he stepped off an underwater ledge and plunged fifteen feet beneath the surface of the water. After several seconds he bobbed to the top of the water ...read more

  • Seek Rest With God Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,108 views

    To note the importance of resting with God.

    The 10 Commandments #4: Seek Rest with God Text: Exodus 20:8-11 Thesis: To note the importance of resting with God. Introduction: (1) “Two words summarize the lives of most Americans – hurry and worry” (R. Atchley, Sinai Summit 82). (2) The 4th command seems to be the one that is out ...read more

  • Enter His Rest Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Feb 25, 2005
    based on 73 ratings
     | 8,662 views

    God has promised us a Sabbath Rest, but we must give effort in order to enter that rest.

    Enter into His Rest Hebrews 4 SCRIPTURE READING: Hebrews 4:9-13 INTRODUCTION: The word that keeps popping up in Hebrews 4 is the word “rest.” That word means a lot more to me now than it did when I was a teen-ager. Back then, I could stay up all night and not think a thing about it. ...read more

  • There's Rest At The Rock

    Contributed by Jerome Cade on May 24, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,323 views

    When your heart is overwhemled God will lead you to the Rock that’s higher than yourself. Jesus is bidding that you come and receive what He has to offer at the Rock.

    There’s a gospel song that’s being played over the airwaves; it says, "…when my heart is overwhelmed... lead me to the rock, lead me to the rock that’s higher than I." What an awesome song! We are all overwhemled during various stages of our lives and God has a place he wants to lead us to; ...read more

  • Let Us Enter His Rest! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 305 ratings
     | 22,090 views

    #3 in "Let Us" Series

    #3 "LET US ENTER HIS REST!" TEXT: Hebrews 4:1-13 INTRO: We live in a very harried world today! The word "rest" is almost missing from our vocabulary! I hear all the time people talking about trying to get some "rest". The frantic lifestyle we live today has crept into the ...read more

  • The Providence Of God

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 137 ratings
     | 11,065 views

    When the circumstances of life knock us down, the only sure footing we have is the Word of God and confidence in the providence of God.

    The Providence Of God Rom. 8:28 Introduction Have you ever been swimming at the seashore and found yourself knocked down by the waves and suddenly you’re in trouble. You remember how that can happen if a big wave comes and knocks you down and you go in over your head. You begin to thrash ...read more