51 Quotes About Rest

  • "God, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Contentment, God, Rest


  • "Thou hast created us for Thyself, and our heart is not quiet until it rests in Thee."

    - Augustine
    Topics: God, Rest, Creation


  • "As long as I am content to know that He is infinitely greater than I, and that I cannot know Him unless He shows Himself to me, I will have Peace, and He will be near me and in me, and I will rest in Him."

    - Thomas Merton
    Topics: Peace, Rest


  • "Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength... It is wisdom to take occasional furlough. In the long run, we shall do more by sometimes doing less."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Rest


  • "Rest is a matter of wisdom, not law."

    - Woodrow Kroll
    Topics: Rest


  • "Jesus Christ became Incarnate for one purpose, to make a way back to God that man might stand before Him as He was created to do, the friend and lover of God Himself."

    - Oswald Chambers
    Topics: Jesus, Restoration


  • "If there be anything that can render the soul calm, dissipate its scruples and dispel its fears, sweeten its sufferings by the anointing of love, impart strength to all its actions, and spread abroad the joy of the Holy Spirit in its countenance and words, it is this simple and childlike repose in the arms of God."

    - S.D. Gordon
    Topics: Rest, Prayer


  • "By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade."

    - Desiderius Erasmus
    Topics: Jesus, Restoration


  • "Whatever rest is provided by Christianity for the children of God, it is certainly never contemplated that it should supersede personal effort. And any rest which ministers to indifference is immoral and unreal--it makes parasites and not men."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Rest


  • "We are urgent about the body; He is about the soul. We call for present comforts; He considers our everlasting rest. And therefore when He sends not the very things we ask, He hears us by sending greater than we can ask or think."

    - Richard Cecil
    Topics: Prayer, Rest


  • "If God is spending work upon a Christian, let him be still and know that it is God. And if he wants work, he will find it there--in the being still."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Work, Rest


  • "The lilies grow, Christ says, of themselves; they toil not, neither do they spin. They grow, that is, automatically, spontaneously, without trying, without fretting, without thinking."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Rest


  • "Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God's own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking!"

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Patience, Rest


  • "Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away."

    - Jim Elliot
    Topics: Grace, Forgiveness, Restoration


  • "We are blessed to have one day a week for rest and relaxation."

    - Crystal McDowell
    Topics: Rest, Blessings



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