In one of my devotional studies this year, God revealed to me that our true "labor" should be laboring to enter into His rest. The rest that He provided through the finished work of Jesus on the Cross. And did you know that before Jesus went to the Cross, He bequeathed to you and I who follow and believe Him, HIS Shalom?
Shalom in Hebrew is not just a greeting like Ciao, or Aloha...its meaning goes deeper.
It means Welfare/Well-being, Health, Prosperity, and yes, Peace!
So He said, in effect, I am leaving you all of THAT. That is your inheritance upon my death...so do not let your heart be troubled, and do not be afraid!
(Hebrews 4:11, John 14:27)
So maybe this holiday weekend, I invite you to take a mome...