ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Just Rest in Him

Updated on April 3, 2020

Give Him Everything

Are your burdens seeming to cover you like a heavy blanket, weighing you down and smothering your soul? " Rest in Him."

Have you ran over in your mind the list of everyone you know and still feel like you have no-one to really share what is troubling your heart? " Talk to Him."

So many times I've been crushed by my circumstances or maybe just felt really bummed out and the lyrics to the old hymn "What A Friend" came to me with a burning reminder---" Take it to the Lord in prayer " and "Oh what needless pain we bear...All because we do not carry EVERYTHING to God in prayer."

You are strong, but you are not meant to carry this much on your own.

You just can't handle it! Yes, there is a lot of self helps out there. Yes, there is a lot of great counselors and wonderful people dedicated to the cause of "mind over matter" ( they may actually help you in many areas in your life). If you are not careful (just like an emotional high)it will fizzle out and you will feel empty again.


He Cares

" What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee." Psalms 56:3 KJV

He cares about the BIG things like your losses, pain and fears. He cares about the little things like that dirty look someone gave you or the car keys you lost.

Sometimes you just can't narrow it down to one trouble because life has brought you many heartaches. Maybe isolation has made you feel smothered and all alone. "Friend, you are not alone. So right now in the midst of your chaos, doubts, confusion, loneliness, despair or whatever may be ailing you---JUST REST IN HIM!"

When you choose to not handle your problems on your own and give them to God, peace will overshadow you like a shade tree in the desert.

" Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest.

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me.For I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest for your souls.

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 KJV

Song "I'll Praise You In The Storm

When God Visited My Praise

During a life-threatening illness I was alone at home with my kids. I was so weak I was dragging myself across the floor to get anywhere.

My husband had to work out of town so I begin to feel very overwhelmed and alone in my circumstance trying to care for the kids and the house.

I decided I couldn't just give in to my feelings of despair so I just started defying my situation with praise.

I crawled on my stomach ( I couldn't walk or stand at the time) I raised my hands and started singing to God the song, "I'll Praise You In The Storm."

I felt such a precious peace and glorious presence fill the room. Then all at once there was a loud clap of thunder and a bright flash of lightening. Then it was over, no storm or rain at all--just God letting me know He heard my praise. It even excited my kids (totally amazing) and His presence filled my house so strong I just fell with my face in my hands in tears. I believe God visited my praise.

When you learn to just rest in Him, He will fill your life to overflowing. Sometimes He gives and sometimes He takes away, but like Job (in the Bible) said, " Blessed be the Name of the Lord!"

You see He's been there, He went all the way to the cross for you and rose again victorious that you might have life and live it abundantly.



This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)