Life is exhausting. Between the stresses of the world and life, the pressures we place on ourselves and others force upon us, the weight of shame and guilt from sin and darkness, we all desperately need a holiday.
Jesus says to everyone and anyone "Come to me all who are weary and burdened and I WILL give you rest." He can make this promise because He is Lord of all and He can give us this rest because He died for our sins in our place and rose again.
Once we receive this peace we offer our whole selves to Him and place our lives in His hands. There we find peace for our souls -- the kind of peace which makes Christians do and survive extraordinary things.
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