Creative Tuesdays – Bible Pillows for Rest
7 Scriptures to help you find rest
The prompt this week for Creative Tuesdays is PILLOWS.
This watercolour was done as a quick watercolour on only 90 pound paper. We had been learning the colour wheel in my art class – so I used what I had learned about mixing colours. Three colours were used: opera, quinacridone gold, and cobalt blue.
Again, I thought about this prompt all week. I prayed about it.
Pillows to me mean rest.
When I head to bed I love to tuck that pillow under my head and snuggle down to sleep. So my thoughts went to resting.
The best way I know how to rest is with God.
Here are the 7 Scriptures that I like for rest. Starting from the top:
on the seventh day God rested from all His work (Genesis 2:2, NIVUK).
Rest on the Sabbath:
The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath (Mark 2:27, NIVUK).
Go away and find rest:
So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place (Mark 6:32, NIVUK).
Be still and rest:
Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for Him (Psalm 37:7, NIVUK).
Peace is rest:
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:7, NIVUK).
Salvation is rest:
My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from Him (Psalm 62:1, NIVUK).
Jesus is rest:
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28, NIVUK).
If you are not getting enough rest – try a quiet time with God. You will feel rejuvenated, energized and at peace.
Thanks to Michael for providing Creative Tuesdays link for “pillows” where we link together our art projects.
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