Lesson 1 review: Living in a 24-7 Society

Lesson 1 Living in a 24-7 Society

Introduction

Memory Text: “My soul longs, yes, even faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God” (Ps 84:2, NKJV).

The world seems to always be busy, we seem to find to a Connection with the world’s hustle and bustle. However, God has provided an opportunity for Us to rest, this week’s study will show us how to find that rest.

Why was rest created by God before even anyone who would be tired?

The day of rest, Sabbath is meant to be a weekly rest from labour. He knew and for US. So He We would need rest so He put everything in place before we had to rest.

How does emotional empty affect our ability to rest?

When we run ’emotional empty’, we have things that trouble our minds that leads to discouragements and unrest. Baruch was emotionally empty He must have had sleeplessness and exhaustion from that emotional emptiness (Jeremiah 45:1-5).

Is the theological concept of rest Connected to one particular word?

The concept of rest in the old testament is not connected to one particular word. The he few word, Shabbat as used in Gen. 2:2-3 means “to cease work”. The same been is used in a causative form in Exodus 5:5. Another verb, nuakh is used in Exodus 20:11 to express God’s resting form and so on.

What lesson does the rest in Mark 6 tell us?

It teaches us that notwithstanding the fact that we do the work of the kingdom, we still need to guard our health and well-being by resting.

Why was Cain restless?

Cain was restless because he had killed his brother hence wronged God and was not at peace. This lack of peace caused restlessness for Him. It further shows that it was not so from the beginning there has always been rest for Man.

In Conclusion,

God cares about our well-being and He created rest for us even before we had the opportunity of resting. Inasmuch as we have something important to do always,we still need rest. However, the ultimate rest is one that comes from Jesus Christ, He says we should come unto Him all that re early and heavy laden and He will give rest. This rest is what I pray for Us all in Jesus’ name.

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