Posts in Rest for the City
Rest That Thanks (Psalm 103)

Quality rest results in thankfulness. As we set aside our work and focus on what we have already been given by God, we are inspired to re-enter work with hope. If God has given so much, will he not give me what I need for today?

But it's easy to focus only on what we lack. Thankfulness, like rest, requires diligence. Psalm 103 teaches us how to pursue thankfulness, and to forget not all his benefits. (Psalm 103:2)

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Rest That Plays (Psalm 104)

Jesus tells his disciples that, "Whoever does not receive the kingdom like a child shall not enter it." (Luke 18:17) One of the defining characteristics of children is their love for play. Kids turn every circumstance and every place into an opportunity to play. How might that relate to life in the kingdom of God? Listen as Pastor Dave walks through Psalm 104 and invites us to see the world through the eyes of play.

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