The journey through Open Door 2024 has brought us to a pivotal moment, a test not of our strength or endurance, but of our ability to embrace rest. In a world that prizes constant motion and productivity, God invites us into a counter-cultural practice – the sacred rest.

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100 Encouraging Bible Verses on Rest and Restoration

Psalm 4:8 (NASB)
“In peace I will both lie down and sleep, For You alone, O LORD, make me to dwell in safety.”

Matthew 11:28-30 (NASB)
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

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

Psalm 127:2 (NASB)
“It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.”

Exodus 33:14 (NASB)
And He said, “My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.”

Mark 6:31 (NASB)
And He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a while.” (For there were many people coming and going, and they did not even have time to eat.)

Jeremiah 6:16 (NASB)
Thus says the LORD, “Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is, and walk in it; And you will find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.'”

Psalm 62:1 (NASB)
For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation.

Hebrews 4:9-10 (NASB)
So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God. For the one who has entered His rest has himself also rested from his works, as God did from His.

Psalm 37:7 (NASB)
Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Psalm 23:1-2 (NASB)
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

Philippians 4:6-7 (NASB)
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Psalm 91:1-2 (NASB)
“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, ‘My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!'”

Hebrews 4:11 (NASB)
“Therefore let us be diligent to enter that rest, so that no one will fall, through following the same example of disobedience.”

Hebrews 4:9-11 (NASB)
“So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God. For the one who has entered His rest has himself also rested from his works, as God did from His. Therefore let us be diligent to enter that rest, so that no one will fall, through following the same example of disobedience.”

Matthew 11:29-30 (NASB)
“Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”

Exodus 23:12 (NASB)
“Six days you shall do your work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; so that your ox and your donkey may rest, and the son of your female slave, as well as your stranger, may refresh themselves.”

1 Peter 4:7 (NASB)
“The end of all things is near; therefore, be of sound judgment and sober spirit for the purpose of prayer.”

Deuteronomy 5:12-14 (NASB)
“‘Observe the Sabbath day to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant or your ox or your donkey or any of your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you, so that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.”

Genesis 2:2-3 (NASB)
“By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.”

Psalm 34:8 (NASB)
“O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!”

Psalm 46:10 (NASB)
“Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”

Mark 2:27 (NASB)
And He was saying to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.

Matthew 11:29 (NASB)
“Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

Isaiah 30:15 (NASB)
For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, “In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength.” But you were not willing,

Exodus 20:8-10 (NASB)
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male servant or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you.”

Psalm 55:6 (NASB)
I said, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.

Exodus 34:21 (NASB)
“Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during plowing time and harvest you shall rest.”

John 16:33 (NASB)
“These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”

Jeremiah 31:25 (NASB)
“For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes.”

Exodus 20:8-11 (NASB)
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male servant or your female servant or your livestock or your sojourner who is within your gates. For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.”

Psalm 3:5 (NASB)
“I lay down and slept; I awoke, for the LORD sustains me.”

John 14:27 (NASB)
“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful.”

Psalm 116:7 (NASB)
“Return to your rest, O my soul, For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.”

Genesis 2:3 (NASB)
“Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.”

Psalm 62:5 (NASB)
“My soul, wait in silence for God only, For my hope is from Him.”

Jeremiah 6:1-16 (NASB)
“O sons of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem! Blow the trumpet in Tekoa, And raise a signal over Beth-haccherem; For evil looks down from the north, And a great destruction. The comely and delicate one, the daughter of Zion, I will cut off. Shepherds and their flocks will come to her, They will pitch their tents around her, They will pasture each in his place. Prepare war against her; Arise, and let us go up at noon. Woe to us, for the day declines, For the shadows of the evening lengthen! Arise, and let us go by night And destroy her palaces!” … [the chapter continues]

Psalm 91:1 (NASB)
“He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.”

Proverbs 3:24 (NASB)
“When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”

Matthew 8:24 (NASB)
“And behold, there arose a great storm on the sea, so that the boat was being covered with the waves; but Jesus Himself was asleep.”

Isaiah 26:3 (NASB)
“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You.”

Psalm 34:1-22 (NASB)
“I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul will make its boast in the LORD; The humble will hear it and rejoice. O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together. I sought the LORD, and He answered me, And delivered me from all my fears. They looked to Him and were radiant, And their faces will never be ashamed.” … [the chapter continues]

Isaiah 40:28-31 (NASB)
“Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth Does not become weary or tired. His understanding is inscrutable. He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power. Though youths grow weary and tired, And vigorous young men stumble badly, Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.”

Ecclesiastes 5:12 (NASB)
“Sweet is the sleep of a laborer whether he eats little or much; But the full stomach of the rich does not allow him to sleep.”

Genesis 2:1-3 (NASB)
“Thus the heavens and the earth were completed, and all their hosts. By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it He rested from all His work which God had created and made.”

Psalm 62:1-2 (NASB)
“For the choir director; according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David. My soul waits in silence for God only; From Him is my salvation. He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.”

Genesis 2:2 (NASB)
“By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done.”

Isaiah 14:3-4 (NASB)
“And it will be in the day when the LORD gives you rest from your pain and turmoil and harsh service in which you have been enslaved, that you will take up this taunt against the king of Babylon, and say, ‘How the oppressor has ceased, And how fury has ceased!'”

Jeremiah 33:12 (NASB)
“Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘There will again be in this place which is waste without man or beast, and in all its cities, a habitation of shepherds who rest their flocks.'”

2 Corinthians 2:13-14 (NASB)
“I had no rest for my spirit, not finding Titus my brother; but taking my leave of them, I went on to Macedonia. But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place.”

Matthew 11:3 (NASB)
and said to Him, “Are You the Expected One, or shall we look for someone else?”

Isaiah 14:3 (NASB)
“And it will be in the day when the LORD gives you rest from your pain and turmoil and harsh service in which you have been enslaved,”

Philippians 4:6 (NASB)
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Isaiah 57:1-2 (NASB)
The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from evil, He enters into peace; They rest in their beds, Each one who walked in his upright way.

Mark 6:32 (NASB)
They went away in the boat to a secluded place by themselves.

Hebrews 4:1-11 (NASB)
Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it. For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard. For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said, “As I swore in My wrath, They shall not enter My rest,” although His works were finished from the foundation of the world. For He has said somewhere concerning the seventh day: “And God rested on the seventh day from all His works”; and again in this passage, “They shall not enter My rest.”

Romans 15:13 (NASB)
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Leviticus 23:3 (NASB)
‘Six days’ work shall be done, but on the seventh day is a sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation. You shall not do any work; it is a sabbath to the LORD in all your dwellings.

Matthew 11:28-29 (NASB)
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.”

Psalm 94:12-14 (NASB)
Blessed is the man whom You chasten, O LORD, And whom You teach out of Your law; That You may grant him relief from the days of adversity, Until a pit is dug for the wicked. For the LORD will not abandon His people, Nor will He forsake His inheritance.

1 Peter 5:7 (NASB)
casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.

Psalm 23:2-3 (NASB)
He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.

Psalm 4:3 (NASB)
But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself; The LORD hears when I call to Him.

Leviticus 25:4 (NASB)
‘But during the seventh year the land shall have a sabbath rest, a sabbath to the LORD; you shall not sow your field nor prune your vineyard.’

Exodus 20:11 (NASB)
“For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.”

Psalm 73:26 (NASB)
My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

1 Peter 4:3 (NASB)
For the time already past is sufficient for you to have carried out the desire of the Gentiles, having pursued a course of sensuality, lusts, drunkenness, carousing, drinking parties and abominable idolatries.

Revelation 14:13 (NASB)
And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, “Write, ‘Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'” “Yes,” says the Spirit, “so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them.”

Psalm 127:1-2 (NASB)
Unless the LORD builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the LORD guards the city, The watchman keeps awake in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early, To retire late, To eat the bread of painful labors; For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.

Luke 1:37 (NASB)
For nothing will be impossible with God.

Psalm 23:1-6 (NASB)
The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows. Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.

Psalm 23:1 (NASB)
The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Song of Solomon 1:7 (NASB)
“Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture your flock, Where do you make it lie down at noon? For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of your companions?”

Psalm 62:1-65:13 (NASB)
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Proverbs 19:23 (NASB)
The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.

Isaiah 40:29-31 (NASB)
He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power. Though youths grow weary and tired, And vigorous young men stumble badly, Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.

Revelation 14:11 (NASB)
“And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.”

Philippians 4:7 (NASB)
And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NASB)
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body.

Hebrews 4:1-16 (NASB)
Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it. For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard. For we who have believed enter that rest, just as He has said, “As I swore in My wrath, They shall not enter My rest,” although His works were finished from the foundation of the world. For He has said somewhere concerning the seventh day: “And God rested on the seventh day from all His works”; and again in this passage, “They shall not enter My rest.”

Hebrews 4:9 (NASB)
So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God.

Exodus 31:15 (NASB)
For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD; whoever does any work on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.

Hebrews 4:1 (NASB)
Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.

Isaiah 48:22 (NASB)
“There is no peace for the wicked,” says the LORD.

Psalm 4:4 (NASB)
Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Revelation 6:11 (NASB)
And there was given to each of them a white robe; and they were told that they should rest for a little while longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brethren who were to be killed even as they had been, would be completed also.

Exodus 35:2 (NASB)
For six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to the LORD; whoever does any work on it shall be put to death.

Genesis 2:1-25 (NASB)
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Romans 12:2 (NASB)
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.

2 Corinthians 5:17 (NASB)
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.

Mark 2:27-28 (NASB)
Jesus said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.”

Psalm 23:2 (NASB)
He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters.

Hebrews 4:4 (NASB)
For He has said somewhere concerning the seventh day: “And God rested on the seventh day from all His works”;

1 Chronicles 16:11 (NASB)
Seek the LORD and His strength; Seek His face continually.

Zephaniah 3:17 (NASB)
“The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.”

John 3:16 (NASB)
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”

Psalm 23:1-3 (NASB)
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake.

Isaiah 58:13-14 (NASB)
“If because of the sabbath, you turn your foot From doing your own pleasure on My holy day, And call the sabbath a delight, the holy day of the LORD honorable, And honor it, desisting from your own ways, From seeking your own pleasure And speaking your own word, Then you will take delight in the LORD, And I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; And I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father, For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.”

Exodus 16:23 (NASB)
then he said to them, “This is what the LORD meant: Tomorrow is a sabbath observance, a holy sabbath to the LORD. Bake what you will bake and boil what you will boil, and all that is left over put aside to be kept until morning.”

Isaiah 40:31 (NASB)
Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.

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