Dwight Hill

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22 April, 1998 - Singapore

Good Morning!


You especially feel it in the evening after an exhausting day at the office, as you wend your way home in a rumpled suit, lugging an overloaded briefcase. Perhaps you find yourself wondering if anyone else understands - or cares about your fatigue, as you reflect back over a day fraught with unresolved problems, unrelenting pressures, and incomplete projects.

One Person who cares is Jesus. He also understands because He has been there:

"O unbelieving and perverse generation...haw long shall 1 stay with you? How long shall I put up with you ?... " (Matthew 17:17)

And that is why He and your Heavenly Father are able to say to you,

"Come to Me all you who are weary and burdened and 1 will give you rest. 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. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light." (Matthew 11:28-30)

"...Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." (Isaiah 41:10)

"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""... (Isaiah 40:31)

"I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint". (Jeremiah 31:25)

AMIDST unrelenting demands, Jesus wisely knew when it was time to take a break:

"Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to (the twelve disciples), 'Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest."' (Mark 6: 31 )

Do you?
My prayer is that you are having a great week!

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