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Faith is to rest, not in the best of God's servants, but in His unchanging Word.

    Author: Harry Ironside

A believer longs after God: to come into His presence, to feel His love, to feel near to Him in secret, to feel in the crowd that he is nearer than all the creatures. Ah! dear brethren, have you ever tasted this blessedness? There is greater rest and solace to be found in the presence of God for one hour, than in an eternity of the presence of man.

    Author: Robert Murray McCheyne

This way of seeing our Father in everything makes life one long thanksgiving and gives a rest of heart, and, more than that, a gayety of spirit, that is unspeakable.

    Author: Hannah Whitall Smith

Once I knew what it was to rest upon the rock of God's promises, and it was indeed a precious resting place, but now I rest in His grace. He is teaching me that the bosom of His love is a far sweeter resting-place than even the rock of His promises.

    Author: Hannah Whitall Smith

No soul can be really at rest until it has given up all dependence on everything else and has been forced to depend on the Lord alone. As long as our expectation is from other things, nothing but disappointment awaits us.

    Author: Hannah Whitall Smith

In these times, God's people must trust him for rest of body and soul.

    Author: David Wilkerson

If there be anything that can render the soul calm, dissipate its scruples and dispel its fears, sweeten its sufferings by the anointing of love, impart strength to all its actions, and spread abroad the joy of the Holy Spirit in its countenance and words, it is this simple and childlike repose in the arms of God.

    Author: S.D. Gordon

How sweet is rest after fatigue! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended.

    Author: George Whitefield

In His time, God gives us rest from every test.

    Author: Woodrow Kroll

Rest is a matter of wisdom, not law.

    Author: Woodrow Kroll

Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength... It is wisdom to take occasional furlough. In the long run, we shall do more by sometimes doing less.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon
    Source: The Minister's Fainting Fits, Lectures to My Students, Lecture XI, 1856.

The bow cannot be always bent without fear of breaking. Repose is as needful to the mind as sleep to the body... Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon
    Source: Lectures to My Students.

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