(Robert Hall, M. A good reason to back and enforce it — "My yoke is easy.". Look at the little lamp of old, with its lard and wick, then the tallow candle; and now, wandering through all these pipes, comes this air or gas to be lighted, and what a change in human labour i From the darkness, from the atmosphere around us, men are gathering this electric fluid, and throwing light over the darkest of streets and alleys of your city, and thus enabling thousands of men to work as by daylight in your manufactories. The observances of Christianity were few and simple, neither occupying much time, nor incurring much expense. II. But remember – He has just shared broadly in Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum – but the lack of revelation is more about the lack of humility on the hearer’s part than keeping something hidden. Johnson, M. A.Causes of weariness.1. See on what easy terms we may find rest. A POSITIVE DESCRIPTION. Those who are engaged in a restless, uncertain pursuit after felicity in the present state.6. IV. Through a series of moral, practical endeavours to live the life which He has prescribed for us. )A word in season to the wearyE. "He has." How then are men to come to Christ? )A word in season to the wearyE. Matthew 11:28. God directs to Christ, not to His members.2. )The weary welcome to restThe Sunday at Home.A poor English girl, in Miss Leigh's home in Paris, ill in body and hopeless in spirit, was greatly affected by hearing some children singing, "I heard the voice of Jesus say." Have you ever tried to comfort a troubled heart? Those who have found rest in Christ, remember where you found it. I as Christians have for the world is the message that Christ has for the
He understands both persons on whose behalf He mediates.6. Think what a stunning memorial it affords of the utter inability of rank and high birth to confer certain happiness. It is not the cattle lying in the sun, but the eagle cleaving the air with fixed pinions, that gives you the idea of repose with strength and motion. I am faithfulness itself, and cannot lie, I will give you rest. Bertram. What is it? Faith in operation. Those who are engaged in a restless, uncertain pursuit after felicity in the present state. )Rest In troubleR. This sermon looks at rest, the importance of rest, and the types of tiredness we can have, and how Christ satisfies them with His rest. Come, saith Christ — that is, believe in Me, and I will give you rest; I will give you peace with God, and peace with conscience: I will turn your storm into an everlasting calm; I will give you such rest, that the world can neither give to you nor take from you. 3. Tuck, B. The burden may not be removed, but Christ gives us such a temper that we are as happy with our burden as though we were without it. ACCESSIBLENESS. And this a great cause of fatigue; we cannot keep up with ourselves; one part of our nature lags behind another. There are many different
God owns the church. A promise of ease and benefit.IV. 3. Such as were laden with the burden of ceremonial obedience. What was the old way? Moreover, you turn these taps in your room without thinking of it; and yet you have here a proof that God is taking care of the labour-burdened, and ought to remember how Christ has said, "Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Those who have found rest in Christ, remember where you found it. (Stems and Twigs. Johnson, M. Think what a testimony it bears to the lesson before you this day — the mighty lesson that there is no true rest for any one excepting in Christ. A verse which further
Robertson. I. Rest in the will from its former corrupt propensities.3. Beecher. Think what a stunning memorial it affords of the utter inability of rank and high birth to confer certain happiness. Not a brief season of relaxation, but a lasting state of peace and strength.II. Conscience is at ease. The disappointment of our desires.3. Such as are endeavouring to erect an edifice of righteousness out of their own performances.4. Physical burdens. He gives us ground for our confidence. In creation, the rest of God is exhibited as a sense of power which nothing wearies. Raising herself, she asked, "Do you mind my coming very close to you? The burden of affliction; guilt — our corruptions.IV. he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the
Conscience is at ease. different messages. We are said to come to God by hearing His Word, and receiving instruction from Him. He is not asking for bravery or courage. A. Bertram.Both the Wesleys, and Whitefield also, fell for a time into the same mistake. (Matthew Hole. Beecher. It is difficult, and oftentimes the traveller must be carried by men, and, if not by men, by a rude cart. He gives us ground for our confidence. Tuck, B. No man knows His fulness but the Father.5. (4) Rest, that is, security. He shields us from every adverse power. He shields us from every adverse power. What was the old way? A farther step is by repentance and confession of sin.IV. Or, no sooner is the goal which we had thought a fixed one reached, than another starts up in the new distance, and Desire is still goading us on. )Ways of coming to ChristMatthew Hole.Coming to Christ and believing, are in Scripture used to signify one and the same thing.I. Because He is an infinitely wise Saviour. He has no thought yet of that higher rest, which will come, by-and-by, out of skill and facility in the use of tools.(R. hear. Mental burdens.3. She was found dead one day, with her head leaning on her Bible, and the Bible open at the words, "Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." He is an indispensable mediator — "Neither knoweth any man the Father save the Son."(C. 41:10, 40:31. 3. A. Release from weariness rather than from labour. When chaos burst into harmony, so to speak, God had rest.(F. Through a series of moral, practical endeavours to live the life which He has prescribed for us.(H. The conscious greatness these few simple words indicate. Rest is the most desirable good, the most suitable good, and to you the greatest good. )Ways of coming to ChristMatthew Hole.Coming to Christ and believing, are in Scripture used to signify one and the same thing.I. Men seek to come to Him speculatively. It is rest in trouble.II. It is personal — "Come unto me." The next step is by prayer.III. The burden of earnest thought and noble endeavour. "Rest," not rest in sin, not rest from trouble. For whom it is designed. The local church should also be made up of true believers that try to
III. VI. By putting our whole trust and affiance in Him, relying upon Him for salvation, and placing all our hopes and confidence in His merits and satisfaction. Our first real impression of toil brings the first real desire for rest. Our first real impression of toil brings the first real desire for rest. In their endeavours to obtain peace of conscience, in addition to attending every ordinary service of the church, they received the sacrament every Sunday, fasted every Wednesday and Friday, retired regularly every morning and evening for meditation and prayer; they wore the coarsest garments, partook of the coarsest fare, visited the sick, taught the ignorant, ministered to the wants of the needy; and, that he might have more to give away, John Wesley even for a time went barefoot. IV. Because He is the appointed mediator — "All things are delivered unto me of My Father."2. )Rest for allSamuel Rutherford.There are many heads resting on Christ's bosom, but there's room for yours there. As man He is absent; as God He is still present. Physical burdens. The promise is faithful.2. It consists of a female figure reclining her head on a marble book, with our text engraven on the book. Matthew 11:28-30 Theme: Jesus invites all weary sinners to come to Him and find rest for the soul. (R May. Beyond your power. (Samuel Rutherford. )Christ's word to the wearyW. -Happy will it be for your soul if that lesson is never forgotten.LinksMatthew 11:28 NIVMatthew 11:28 NLTMatthew 11:28 ESVMatthew 11:28 NASBMatthew 11:28 KJVMatthew 11:28 Bible AppsMatthew 11:28 ParallelMatthew 11:28 Biblia ParalelaMatthew 11:28 Chinese BibleMatthew 11:28 French BibleMatthew 11:28 German BibleMatthew 11:28 CommentariesBible Hub, (3)In looking to the mercy of God irrespective of Christ's propitiatory sacrifice.II. A good reason to back and enforce it — "My yoke is easy. Jesus Christ. (Bishop Simpson. Those who are overwhelmed with worldly calamities — the victims of worldly sorrow. The first step in coming to Christ is by baptism.II. The most familiar passage is John 3:16.