My Daily Bread – JESUS. “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” Got.the.Real.SPIRIT? Not.reLIEgion. The SPIRIT of the LORD GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound. Running & Rest. In our life of faith and service, rest is as important as work. JESUS invites us to regularly join Him in a quiet place to pray and get some rest. [JESUS] said to them, “Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”


My Daily Bread – JESUS. “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” 
Got.the.Real.SPIRIT? Not.reLIEgion. 

The SPIRIT of the LORD GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound. 

Running & Rest. In our life of faith and service, rest is as important as work. JESUS invites us to regularly join Him in a quiet place to pray and get some rest. [JESUS] said to them, “Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”

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JESUS. “Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.” 

Matthew 6:34 KJV

http://bible.com/1/mat.6.34.KJV

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Isaiah 61:1

The SPIRIT of the LORD GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; 

http://www.mydailybible.org/dv/esv/2017-03-20.htm

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Running & Rest. In our life of faith and service, rest is as important as work. JESUS invites us to regularly join Him in a quiet place to pray and get some rest. [JESUS] said to them, “Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” Mark 6:31

The headline caught my eye: “Rest Days Important for Runners.” In Tommy Manning’s article, the former member of the U.S. Mountain Running Team emphasized a principle that dedicated athletes sometimes ignore—the body needs time to rest and rebuild after exercise. “Physiologically, the adaptations that occur as a result of training only happen during rest,” Manning wrote. “This means rest is as important as workouts.”

The same is true in our walk of faith and service. Regular times of rest are essential to avoid burnout and discouragement. JESUS sought spiritual balance during His life on Earth, even in the face of great demands. When His disciples returned from a strenuous time of teaching and healing others, “He said to them, ‘Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest’” (Mark 6:31). But a large crowd followed them, so JESUS taught them and fed them with only five loaves and two fish (vv. 32–44). When everyone was gone, JESUS “went up on a mountainside to pray” (v. 46).  

JESUS invites us to regularly join Him in a quiet place to pray and get some rest.

If our lives are defined by work, then what we do becomes less and less effective. JESUS invites us to regularly join Him in a quiet place to pray and get some rest.

LORD JESUS, thank You for Your example of prayer alone with Your FATHER. Give us wisdom and determination to make rest a priority as we follow You.

In our life of faith and service, rest is as important as work. 

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