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The Power of the Meek Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1179/es Devotional Topics: Prayer , Wisdom Source: ePriest In Matthew 11:25-30 Jesus thanks God for hiding truths from the wise and intelligent and giving them to children. He thanks God for empowering the meek, a lifestyle he incarnated into for us. Weary of Heart Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1190 Devotional Topics: Joy , Peace , Jesus , Rest Source: ePriest The author reflects on the rest offered by Jesus in Matthew 11: 28-30 and encourages the follower to come to Jesus for rest/happiness/joy. The Yoke of Love Devotional by Walter Schu https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/233 Devotional by Walter Schu Topics: Goodness , Humility , Mystery , Rest Source: ePriest This reflection on Matthew 11:28-30 by Walter Schu calls attention to the blessing of Christ, his humility in the incarnation and the opportunity it affords us to lay down our pride and come to him. How to Receive the Truth about Jesus Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/how-receive-truth-about-jesus Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Father , Knowledge of God Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This devotional on Matthew 11:25 suggests that if we want to know Jesus truly, we must at some point come as children, trusting in God as our faithful Father. Confounding Expectations Commentary/Exegesis by Colin Yuckman https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3334 Commentary/Exegesis by Colin Yuckman Topics: Discipleship , Jesus , Rest , God's Presence Source: Working Preacher Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 asks: Who are John and Jesus? Are they who the crowd thinks they are? Are they who we think they are? Confounding expectations, Jesus' everlasting presence continues to support, challenge, and guide us. A Lesson about the Heart Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/600 Devotional Topics: Wisdom , Good works , Judgment , Discernment Source: ePriest This devotional based on Jesus' words of rebuke in Matthew 11:16-19 encourages believers to see with eyes of faith that judge others not by external appearance but according to the heart and good works. Come to Me Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/come-me Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Rest , Kingdom of God Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This devotional on Matthew 11:28-30 suggests that even though our situation is quite different from that of Jesus first audience, our souls also long for the rest that he offers. When the Church Seems Powerless—What If It’s Our Doing? Article by Mandy Smith https://www.missioalliance.org/the-church-today-seems-powerless-what-if-its-our-doing/ Article by Mandy Smith Topics: Kingdom of God , Control , Power , The Power of God Source: Missio Alliance How do our first world habits of control get in the way of the powerful things God wants to do in us? Reflecting on Matthew 11, Mandy Smith argues that powerlessness lets us experience God’s power. Lay Your Burden Down Commentary/Exegesis by Alyce M. McKenzie http://www.patheos.com/Progressive-Christian/Lay-Burden-Down-Alyce-McKenzie-06-30-2014 Commentary/Exegesis by Alyce M. McKenzie Topics: Attributes of God , Work of Jesus Christ , Law , Scripture Source: Patheos In her commentary on Matthew 11:28-30, Alyce McKenzie shows how Jesus’ presence and teachings provide a new yoke that allows people to lay down their unnecessary burdens. Call to Worship: Matthew 11:28-30 Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/06/call-to-worship-matthew-1128-30.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Worship , Worship Planning , Jesus , Hospitality Source: Re-Worship In this worship planning resource, Christine Longhurst shares a call to worship based on contemporary translations and paraphrases of Matthew 11:28-30, the famous invitation from Jesus. Knowing the Father and the Son Devotional by Shawn Aaron https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/86 Devotional by Shawn Aaron Topics: Wisdom , Knowledge , Faith , Revelation Source: ePriest In this prayerful devotional on Matthew 11:25-27, Shawn Aaron reflects on the wisdom and knowledge that comes from above, and urges his readers to maintain a childlike disposition towards faith. We Long to Meet You Here Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/06/opening-prayer-proper-9a.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Congregation Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst introduces an opening prayer based on Matthew 11:25-27, inviting God to meet us in worship. Full Text Hymns on Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 I Heard the Voice of Jesus SayPD
Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is CallingPD
Are You Weary, Are You LanguidPD
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That Was Easy! Children's Sermon by Tanya Roberts https://www.sermons4kids.com/that_was_easy_roberts.htm Children's Sermon by Tanya Roberts Topics: God's Love , Gratitude , Children Source: Sermons 4 Kids In this children's sermon on Matthew 11:25-30, Tanya Roberts explores what it might mean to come to God like a child. Roberts focuses especially on gratitude for what God has done for us. Rest, Rest Sermon (Complete) by Charles H. Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/rest-rest Sermon (Complete) by Charles H. Spurgeon Topics: Labor , Work , C. H. Spurgeon , Peace Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Matthew 11:28-30 by Charles Spurgeon, who meditates on the rest that Christ provides, which provides "further rest by wearing a new yoke, and bearing a new burden." Heavy Burdens and God's Yoke Element of Worship https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/06/call-to-worship-matthew-11-28-30.html Element of Worship Topics: Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a call to worship inspired by Matthew 11:28-30 that calls those with heavy burdens to worship. Never Enough Sermon (Complete) by Charles K. Robertson http://day1.org/3037-never_enough Sermon (Complete) by Charles K. Robertson Topics: Pentecost , Trust , Pride , Lectionary Source: Day1 Jesus calls those who are weary to take up his yoke. This sermon on Matthew 11 teaches us that the first step for lowering life's pressurized expectations is to accept we can't do it without God. Learn from Me Devotional by Majorie Davin https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1499 Devotional by Majorie Davin Topics: Rest , Cross , Heart , Learning Source: ePriest A reflection on Matthew 11:28-30 about being yoked to Jesus. This meditation speaks on coming to Christ, learning from Christ, and the yoke that Christ puts on us being easy and light. The Meek and Lowly One Sermon (Complete) by Charles H. Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-meek-and-lowly-one Sermon (Complete) by Charles H. Spurgeon Topics: Humility , Repentance , Sin , C. H. Spurgeon Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Matthew 11:28-29 by Charles Spurgeon, who says that Jesus's humility allows him to stoop to even the lowliest sinner and invite them to repentance. A Little Refreshment! A Little Comfort! Sermon (Complete) by Barbara Cawthorne Crafton http://day1.org/892-a_little_refreshment_a_little_comfort Sermon (Complete) by Barbara Cawthorne Crafton Topics: God of All Comfort , Rest , Sermon , Self deception Source: Day1 In her sermon on Matthew 11:28-30, Barbara Cawthorne reflects on rest and refreshment while arguing that no one is self-sufficient and those who recognize their need early will go to God the comforter. Comfortable Words Sermon (Complete) by Angela V. Askew https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/there-was-once-time-proper-9-2002 Sermon (Complete) by Angela V. Askew Topics: Law , Comfort , Pharisees Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Matthew 11:28-30, Angela V. Askew reflects on these often quoted words of Jesus and explains how the law was complicated by the Pharisees.

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