Jesus offers peace, hope, rest!

Jesus offers peace, hope, rest!

Jesus said… “Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30) The world is in a turmoil today: War has displaced more people today than all of World War II did. Nations are threatening to bomb each other with nuclear weapons. Gangs walk the streets of our large cities looking for victims and rival gangs. Gunmen open fire on innocent crowds, and terrorists bomb marketplaces.

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“Come to ME and you will find REST”

Come to ME and you will find REST

Jesus Christ said this: Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 (NKJV) Is your soul tired? Do you know what it feels like to have a tired soul? It’s different from having a body that is tired from working hard all day. That’s a good feeling, and it helps us to sleep at night. But having a tired soul isn’t a good feeling. It tends to keep us…

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Should I Participate in War?

We live in a world of ever-increasing violence and insecurity. Governments constantly work for agreements, peace, and globalization, but wars and armed conflicts continue to increase. This does not surprise Bible-reading Christians, for Jesus said, “When ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, be ye not troubled: for such things must needs be” (Mark 13:7). How should we Christians, who follow the Prince of Peace, relate to war? Should we participate in the military actions of the countries where we live? To answer these questions, we must go to the Bible, particularly the New Testament. In the Old Testament, the earthly nation of Israel was God’s people, and He commanded them at times…

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Peace and Pardon from the Bible

Peace and Pardon From the Bible

Peace and Pardon From the Bible Thousands of honest individuals are battling a guilt complex and also searching for satisfying answers to life. Perhaps these selected passages of Scripture can help you understand guilt and God’s provision for it. He offers release from guilt and peace of mind. But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked. —Isaiah 57:20, 21 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away. —Isaiah…

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