The Rest of Your Life
Genesis chapter 2, verses one through three, Genesis chapter 2, verses one through three. "Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them." "And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it because that in it he had rested from all is work which God, when, which God created and made." And so we're going to deal today with this subject "The Rest of Your Life". Do you ever get tired? A asked her maid, "Don't you ever do anything in a he said, "Yes ma'am, I get tired in a hurry." Well I think many of us do. I heard of a lady who had an identity problem and an energy crisis at the same time. She didn't know who she was and she was too tired to find out. And I think many of us can identify with that. We live in a day in which we really do get run down. And, uh, the Lord has come to teach us to rest. Now, it's spiritual to work. And we ought to work. We sing that song, Toiling on, toiling on, and we'll work till Jesus comes and it is spiritual to work. And I'm going to say something about that. But, I want you to learn that it is spiritual to rest also. And Jesus said, "Come unto me, all ye that labor, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Now, we're going to be talking about that rest today. Because you're not really ready to work, until you've learned to rest. And here tucked away right in the threshold of God's book, we're going to learn a very wonderful and marvelous lesson about spiritual rest. I want you to learn something about how to rest in the Lord. How to rest in the Lord. This faith work, this faith rest, resting in the Lord. Our outline today is going to be exceedingly simple. First of all, I want you to see the first rest, secondly I want you to see the formal rest, thirdly, I want you to see the faith rest. That will be our little outli ...
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