One of man's most basic needs is the need for rest. Although physical rest is important, we possess a much greater need--a need for more than just a break from work or the refreshment of sleep. We search for true rest.
True rest refers to more than physical needs. It embodies a sense of being cared for, of knowing that all our needs will be met by loving hands, and of feeling protected and cherished. True rest involves all we are and all we do. One of the most comforting pictures of this true, total rest appears in Psalm 23, which begins, "The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not want" (NKJV). read more