LIGHT FOR THE WEARY
“Light in the Darkness” “LIGHT FOR THE WEARY” WEARY MEANS: EXHAUSTED, FATIGUED, OVERWORKED, TIRED, IMPATIENT, SLEEPY, BEAT, FED UP, READY TO DROP 1. RELEASE AND RECEIVE GODS PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE "Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you." 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV) "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight." Proverbs 3:5 (NIV) 2. SELF REST AND SOUL REST IN JESUS "Then Jesus said, 'Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.'" Matthew 11:28 (NLT) "Take My yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light." Matthew 11:29 (NLT) YOKE MEANS: A DEVICE FOR JOINING TOGETHER A PAIR OF DRAFT ANIMALS, ESPECIALLY OXEN, USUALLY CONSISTING OF A CROSSPIECE WITH TWO BOW-SHAPED PIECES, EACH ENCLOSING THE HEAD OF THE ANIMAL 3. JESUS WANTS TO LIGTHT-EN YOUR LOAD "It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery." Galatians 5:1 (NLT) "But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. "Isaiah 40:31 (NLT) 4. BE PATIENT FOR THE PROMISE "So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up." Galatians 6:9 (NLT) Life Group Questions: What things make you weary and why? (write them down) What do you do on your day of rest? What things are you ready to give to Jesus?