But now the LORD my God has given me rest on every side, and there is no adversary or disaster.1 Kings 5:4
In place of our exhaustion and spiritual fatigue, God will give us rest. All He asks is that we come to Him…that we spend a while thinking about Him, meditating on Him, talking to Him, listening in silence, occupying ourselves with Him – totally and thoroughly lost in the hiding place of His presence.~ Chuck Swindoll
When I Relax I Feel Guiltyby Tim Hansel
In our no-fun, all-work, too-intensive world of demands and deadlines, Tim Hansel’s WHEN I RELAX I FEEL GUILTY is required reading. To all who find themselves caught in a hurry-worry sin-drome. This book is recommended by Chuck Swindoll; he suggests that you take your time and read it slowly, to tell yourself the truth. Allow the words in this book to break the spell of monotonous and mediocre existence. Who knows? You may get so relaxed you’ll have to cancel your plans for a nervous breakdown!
The Cure for Soul Fatigueby Karl Haffner
Soul fatigue creates people who are always running, always behind, wishy-washy, superficial, disconnected from God, and too tired to care. We live in a world that pushes people into this way of life that does not make sense. This was never God’s design for his kids. There is better way to do life. Pastor and author Karl Haffner has found that better way. With lots of laugh therapy along the way, and mega-doses of wisdom, Pastor Karl exposes the root causes of soul fatigue and prescribes the Biblical cures to remedy them.
You’ll Get Through Thisby Max Lucado
In You’ll Get Through This, pastor and New York Times best-selling author, Max Lucado offers sweet assurance. “Deliverance is to the Bible what jazz music is to Mardi Gras: bold, brassy, and everywhere.” Max reminds readers God doesn’t promise that getting through trials will be quick or painless. It wasn’t for Joseph–tossed in a pit by his brothers, sold into slavery, wrongfully imprisoned, forgotten and dismissed–but his Old Testament story is in the Bible for this reason: to teach us to trust God to trump evil.
With the compassion of a pastor, the heart of a storyteller, and the joy of one who has seen what God can do, Max explores the story of Joseph and the truth of Genesis 50:20. What Satan intends for evil, God redeems for good.
Finding Peaceby Dr. Charles F. Stanley
Filled with encouragement to lift the soul, Finding Peace offers insight on what causes us to live without God’s peace in our lives, and how we can reverse course and open our hearts to receive it. Also, Stanley gives his perspective on the things that hinder peace-including the “Four Great Hallmarks of God’s Peace” and “Five Essential Beliefs for a Peaceful Heart”-to put the important message of this book into concrete terms. Addressing regret, anxiety, and fear, Dr. Stanley extends hope for overcoming the obstacles that block peace with the Lord. Finally, he gives direction on learning to live a life of contentment.