"2020": Message 4: Jesus is My Rest

Sermon Date: 
Jan 26 2020
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SERMON OUTLINE FOR FURTHER STUDY/REFLECTION

KEY VERSES

•Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. Ps. 62:1-2
•This is what the Sovereign LORD, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength, but you would have none of it. – Isaiah 30:15
•Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28
•In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. - 1 John 5:3-5

INTRODUCTION
My Restless & Exhausted Soul
(quiet desperation, holy discontentment)

LABORED & BURDENED WITH…
Doubt & Unbelief
Religious Oppression & Expectation
Bondage of Sin
Felt Unworthiness

JESUS PERSONALLY INVITES YOU!
COME to me
TAKE my Yoke
LEARN from Me

JESUS PROMISES YOU REST
I Will Give You Rest
(peace, relief, assurance, well-being)

BURDEN INTO BLESSING
Obedience to Christ’s Word brings blessing

GOING DEEPER - GROWING STRONGER
Renewing of My Mind
a. Who is Jesus inviting? What is the promise He gives?
b. How does Jesus describe Himself?
c. What are the two commands Jesus gives? )(vs 29?
d. What makes Jesus’ yoke easy and His burden light?

Reflecting in My Heart
a. What stood out to you from today's message?
b. What is weighing you down?
c. Can you relate to "heavy burdens" - how?
d. Is it difficult to accept help from other people? Why or Why not?
e. Reflect deeply upon the Key Verse(s). Invite the Holy Spirit to speak specifically to you.

Responding in My Faith
a. What will you give “in trust” upon Jesus so He may give you His rest and peace?
b. Read 1 John 5:1-5. As you come to Jesus will you faithfully follow His loving ways?

Jesus is able to transform our burdens into divine blessings as we follow, trust, and obey His Word(s).

Blessings,
Pastor Trevor