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Rest Scriptures 

Enjoy these scriptures as you learn of the true rest inheritance as Children of God through Jesus Christ. 

“Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.” Luke 2:14 NASB


And He said, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”  Exodus 33:14 NKJV

28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”  Matthew 11:28-30 NKJV

28 “Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Then come to me. I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis. 29 Simply join your life with mine. Learn my ways and you’ll discover that I’m gentle, humble, easy to please. You will find refreshment and rest in me. 30 For all that I require of you will be pleasant and easy to bear.”  Matthew 11:28-30 TPT


This is what the Sovereign Lord,  the Holy One of Israel, says: “Only in returning to me and resting in me will you be saved.   In quietness and confidence is your strength.  But you would have none of it. Isaiah 30:15 NLT


The Lord gave them rest all around, according to all that He had sworn to their fathers. And not a man of all their enemies stood against them; the Lord delivered all their enemies into their hand. Not a word failed of any good thing which the Lord had spoken to the house of Israel. All came to pass.

Joshua 21:44-45 NKJV


And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who did not obey? So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.

Hebrews 3:18-19 NKJV


Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it.

Hebrews 4:1 NKJV


For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said: “So I swore in My wrath, ‘They shall not enter My rest,’ ” although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. Hebrews 4:3 NKJV



For if Joshua had given them rest, then He would not afterward have spoken of another day. There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His. Let us therefore be diligent to enter that rest, lest anyone fall according to the same example of disobedience.

Hebrews 4:8-11 NKJV

“Remember the word which Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, saying, ‘The Lord your God is giving you rest and is giving you this land.’

Joshua 1:13 NKJV


Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His word. But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me.” And Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things.  But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.”

Luke 10:38-42 NKJV


The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.”

Exodus 14:14 NIV


and he had peace on every side all around him.  1 Kings 4:24 NKJV


When a man’s ways are pleasing to the Lord, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.  Proverbs 16:7 NASB


Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10 NKJV


Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 NASB


The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps shall slide.  Psalm 37:31 NKJV


20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21 To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.  Revelation 3:20-21 NKJV


He shall judge between many peoples,  And rebuke strong nations afar off;
They shall beat their swords into plowshares, And their spears into [a]pruning hooks; Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, Neither shall they learn war anymore. 4 But everyone shall sit under his vine (Jn 15) and under his fig tree, And no one shall make them afraid; For the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken. 5 For all people walk each in the name of his god, But we will walk in the name of the Lord our God  Forever and ever.  Micah 4:3-5, NKJV


As a beast goes down into the valley, And the Spirit of the Lord causes him to rest, So You lead Your people, To make Yourself a glorious name. Isaiah 63:14 NKJV


As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the Lord surrounds His people From this time forth and forever. Psalm 125:2 NKJV


“For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy,

Now I will arise,” says the Lord;

“I will set him in the safety for which he yearns.”  Psalm 12:5 NKJV


And He said to them, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” For there were many coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.

Mark 6:31 NKJV


And when He had sent them away, He departed to the mountain to pray.  Mark 6:46 NKJV

Be angry, and do not sin. Meditate within your heart on your bed, and be still. Selah

Psalms 4:4 NKJV


I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For You alone, O Lord , make me dwell in safety.

Psalms 4:8 NKJV


So I took all this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their deeds, are in God's hands. Man does not know what lies ahead, whether love or hate.  Ecclesiastes 9:1

And  the servant  of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,  2 Timothy 2:24 KJV


4 Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!

5 Let your [a]gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.

6 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  Philippians 4:4-7 NKJV


4 Be cheerful with joyous celebration in every season of life. Let joy overflow, for you are united with the Anointed One! 5 Let gentleness[a] be seen in every relationship, for our Lord is ever near.[b]

6 Don’t be pulled in different directions or worried about a thing. Be saturated in prayer throughout each day, offering your faith-filled requests before God with overflowing gratitude. Tell him every detail of your life, 7 then God’s wonderful peace that transcends human understanding, will make the answers known to you through Jesus Christ.[c]

Philippians 4:4-7 TPT


But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; Let them ever shout for joy, because You [a]defend them; Let those also who love Your name Be joyful in You. 12 For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous; With favor You will surround him as with a shield.  Psalm 5:11-12 NKJV


But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one. And we have confidence in the Lord concerning you, both that you do and will do the things we command you. Now may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.  II Thessalonians 3:3-5 NKJV

Psalm 91


John 17


Hebrews 3


Hebrews 4

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