Daily life can bring deplete you from all energy. This demanding lifestyle of the 21st century requires so much more of us everyday.
The work life, the needs from your family or children, and all kinds of circumstances can bring not only physical exhaustion, but mental and emotional exhaustion too.
And in case you’re fighting sin, or leading a spiritual battle for your life or the lives of your loved ones, you can get real spiritual exhaustion too.
The world tries to offer all kinds of help for exhaustion, like spas and the like, but the only who can bring you rest to your bones and your soul is one: the Lord.
Fortunately for us, our beautiful Lord knows all about the exhaustion in our bodies, our spirits, and our souls.
Let’s discover these amazing Bible verses about rest, for when you’re completely exhausted.
“Fear not, for I am with you;
Be not dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you,
Yes, I will help you,
I will uphold you with My righteous right hand”.
2. Isaiah 40:29
“He gives power to the weak,
And to those who have no might He increases strength”.
3. Proverbs 3:24
“When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet”.
4. Matthew 11:28-30
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
5. Psalm 23: 1-3
“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.
2 He makes me lie down in green pastures,
he leads me beside quiet waters,
3 he refreshes my soul”.
6. Proverbs 19:23
“The fear of the Lord leads to life;
then one rests content, untouched by trouble”.
7. Isaiah 40: 30-31
“Even youths grow tired and weary,
and young men stumble and fall;
31 but those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint”.
8. Psalm 4:8
“In peace I will lie down and sleep,
for you alone, Lord,
make me dwell in safety”.
9. Psalm 91:1
“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty”.
10. Psalm 62:1-2
“Truly my soul finds rest in God;
my salvation comes from him.
2 Truly he is my rock and my salvation;
he is my fortress, I will never be shaken”.
11. Psalm 73:26
“My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
and my portion forever”.
12. Exodus 33:14
14 The Lord replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”
13. Psalm 62:5
“Yes, my soul, find rest in God;
my hope comes from him”.
14. Philippians 4:6: Rest from anxiety
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus”.
15. Jeremiah 31:25
“I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.”
With the lessons these Bible verses are on their own, we must use to find rest for our souls in God because the rest the world gives is only momentary.
How beautiful and perfect is our God, who knows all the quirks, the longings, the small and big parts of our souls which crave for the rest only He can give.
These Bible verses about rest show us that only by abiding in Christ we’ll attain true rest from the exhaustion in our bodies and minds.
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