True Rest

Published on Mar 7, 2018
Category: Devotion | Poems | stress

Isaiah 30:15 (NIV) – 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.


To find rest
When life is so stressed
The air so filled with tension
That it can be sliced
Is it truly possible?

When each day is a battle
And pressures from all sides
Seem to pull and tug
Causing you to lose your mind
Is it truly possible?

When everything that can
Seems to be going wrong
And all you want is to run
To truly find rest
Is it truly possible?

He who with His Word
Calmed the seas, with just
A simple – Peace Be Still
Yes, Christ alone makes it possible
To actually find true rest

So, take your cares to Him today
Allow His peace over you hold sway
Experience His rest all the way
Leaving you, like His disciples, amazed
Worshipping at His feet, prostrate.



Preethi Alice Jacob

Preethi Jacob is the author of the yearlong devotional At the Potter’s Wheel, Day by Day. Her journey includes teaching a Bible Study Fellowship class, teaching and leading the Sunday School ministry in her church, leading Bible studies, besides counselling young women. She serves on the Global Mission Team of the United Bible Societies and lives in Bangalore, India with her husband and two young adult children.

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  1. Ann Thomas

    Thank you chech!! You are truly s blessing to me!


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