The below post is in reference to my “Who will?” post. Click link and read it. Thank you “The Vine Today.com with Bob Gass” To check out The Word For Today with Bob Gass by simply clicking the title image. It’ll take you to his website. He has some great lessons to learn there.

 

“Today’s “The Word For Today” with Bob Gass…

You’ll Accomplish More By Learning To Do Less

He makes me to lie down in green pastures;” – Psalm 23:2a

Are you like the man who said, ‘The devil never takes a vacation, so why should I?’ Since when did the devil become your role model? The words ‘He makes me to lie down in green pastures’ teach us that only the shepherd can choose the path, prepare the pasture, and protect us. Our role is simply to follow, feed and fellowship with Him. Getting the idea?

Of the Ten Commandments God gave to Moses, which one do you think required the most words? Adultery? No, that only took five words. Murder? No, that only took four words. The longest of the Ten Commandments is about taking a day off: 96 words! (Exodus 20:8-11). God knows us so well: He knew the store owner would say, ‘Somebody’s got to work that day; if I can’t my son will.’ So God says, ‘Nor thy son.’ ‘Then my daughter will.’ ‘Nor thy daughter.’ ‘Then an employee.’ ‘Nor thy manservant.’ God says, ‘One day a week you’ll say no to work and yes to worship. You’ll slow down, sit down, lie down and rest. After all, I rested on the seventh day and the world didn’t crash. So repeat after me, “It’s not my job to run the world.”‘ Charles Spurgeon said, ‘Even the sea pauses at ebb and flood; earth keeps the Sabbath of the wintry months, and man must rest or faint, trim his lamp or let it burn low. In the long term we shall do more, by sometimes doing less.’ The bottom line is that if you honor God’s principles you will find rest for your body, mind and emotions.”

This is not to say we’re to be lazy. We all need a rest. If any of you have ever been the breaking point exhausted you know what I mean. It does nobody good for you to be in this shape. Even Jesus went off and rested.

So, remember to take a day of rest and praise & worship God in your own way showing HIM you love HIM.

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