Tag Archives: rest

Scripture at Sunrise 6.6.2018

“Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light.” -Matthew 11:28-30

“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

Scripture at Sunrise 4.10.2017

Sunday Evening – Rest and RealityJohn 6:1-3 (Anthony Vance)
“Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with His disciples.” -John 6:3

The ministry you give flows only out of your own communion with the Lord. Worry about (care for) your own soul so that you can care for other souls. We must be strengthened to serve others.

-excerpts from Anthony Vance’s Evening Sermon


This Week’s Sermon Audio:
Sunday Morning –  Immersed in Christ | Romans 6:3-4 (Steve Wainright)
Sunday Evening – Rest and RealityJohn 6:1-3 (Anthony Vance)

Scripture at Sunrise 2.27.2017

Sunday Evening Sermon Audio: The Distortion of the SabbathJohn 5:16 (Anthony Vance)
“Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My burden is light.” -Matthew 11:28-30

The Sabbath was intended to be a blessing, but the Jewish leaders had distorted the laws regarding the Sabbath, making it a burden. There is no rest in trying to keep the Pharisees’ law, but there is rest in Christ.

-excerpts from Anthony Vance’s Evening Sermon


This Week’s Sermon Audio:

Wednesday Evening – Can the Righteous Deliver the Ungodly? | Ezekiel 14 (Steve Wainright)
Sunday Morning – A Contrast of Two Adams | Romans 5:12-21 (Steve Wainright)
Sunday Evening – The Distortion of the SabbathJohn 5:16 (Anthony Vance)

Scripture at Sunrise 2.15.2017

“So then, there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God, for whoever has entered God’s rest has also rested from his works as God did from His.” -Hebrews 4:9-10
The ceremonial aspect of the Sabbath has been fulfilled in Christ. He is our rest! We cease from trusting in our own works and trust in the One who is our rest. -excerpt from Anthony Vance’s Evening Sermon

This Week’s Sermon Audio:

Wednesday Evening – From the Grossest to the Greatest | Ezekiel 11:1-25 (Steve Wainright)
Sunday Morning – God’s Sovereign, Everlasting, Sacrificial Love | Romans 5:6-8 (Steve Wainright)
Sunday Evening – The Christian’s Obligation to the SabbathJohn 5:1-18 (Anthony Vance)

Scripture at Sunrise 1.25.2017

“So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all His work that He had done in creation.” -Genesis 2:3
Do you see your 7-day week as a reminder of the glory of creation and its Creator? -Anthony Vance, “A Biblical Definition of the Sabbath
Sermon Audio: 
MorningSqueezing Joy Out of Sorrow | Romans 5:2-5 (Steve Wainright)
Evening – A Biblical Definition of the Sabbath | John 5:1-18 (Anthony Vance)

Scripture at Sunrise 2.3.2016

“Come to Me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” -Matthew 11:28

“Missions is not a recruitment project for God’s labor force. It is a liberation project from the heavy burdens and hard yokes of other gods.” -John Piper