Rest and Contentment

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Rest and contentment.

There remains therefore a rest for the people of God (Hebrews 4:9 NKJV)

Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.“ So we may boldly say: “The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me”.(Hebrews 13:5 – 13:6 NKJV)

Now godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out. And having food and clothing, with these we shall be content (1 Timothy 6:6 – 6:8 NKJV)

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28 NKJV)

But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength… (Isaiah 40:31 NKJV)

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Him… (Psalm 37:7 NKJV)

…for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content. (Philippians 4:11 NKJV)

Rest and contentment.
Really kind of hard to have one without the other.

Rest and contentment.
Content to let the Master’s grace cover, empower, establish, provide, and defend.

Rest and contentment.
A matter of trust, of total abandonment to “not my will, but Thine be done”.

Rest and contentment.
Waiting and listening, ready to obey the Master’s next command.

Rest and contentment.
For all those who live in the Master’s House.

Rest and contentment.
Casting all of one’s cares upon the Master.

Sure, there are plenty of reasons to worry, to pace and fret. But those reasons are greatly diminished for the one who has rest and contentment.