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Related imageWe all need rest. It is essential.

I am anxious about so many things. Anxiety is insidious. There is no rest when I am wallowing in my concerns.

I am a worry wart. I recognize it can be exhausting. When I don’t trust Jesus, I don’t rest well.

There is good news. I can give my anxiety to Jesus. He will take it for me. I hear Him say “I’ve got this!”

Jesus says:

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.”

Jesus really cares for me. That is some VERY good news.

1 Peter 5:7 (NASB) — Casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.

Matthew 6:25 (NASB) — “For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?”

Philippians 4:6 (NASB) — Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

I can rest.

I can relax.

God is in a good mood!