Turn your eyes over to this light, and whence comes it, and how? The promise is faithful.2. (Bishop Simpson. It is personal — "Come unto me." )Christianity lightens physical burdensBishop Simpson., Robert Hall, M. A.Go to-day into heathen countries, into Mohammedan lands, and what do you find'? She never rested until she had heard the whole of the hymn which tells how Jesus gives rest to such. Moreover the Father has given all things into His hands in the sense of government.3. A. It is one of present accomplishment.(D. APPLICATION. 3. Beecher. )Christ's restStems and Twigs.I. Go into countries partly civilized, and you find a few public pumps or wells, and the multitudes go there. ACCESSIBLENESS. Robertson. What was the old way? Or, no sooner is the goal which we had thought a fixed one reached, than another starts up in the new distance, and Desire is still goading us on. Come to Christ because He is an inconceivably great mediator. Also by receiving His Holy Supper: and —VI. OUR LORD'S TENDER SOLICITUDE FOR THE HAPPINESS OF SUCH.1. When I was in Palestine, a year ago, there was only one wheeled vehicle in the whole territory, and that had been brought there by the Russian Embassy. He has all the sinner wants.4. Jesus begins his words to the weary with the gracious invitation, "Come unto me." Come, saith Christ — that is, believe in Me, and I will give you rest; I will give you peace with God, and peace with conscience: I will turn your storm into an everlasting calm; I will give you such rest, that the world can neither give to you nor take from you. May be it would be easier to go to Jesus with one who has been before than to go to Him alone." A POSITIVE DESCRIPTION. The most obvious is Christ historically taught.2. Raising herself, she asked, "Do you mind my coming very close to you? II. We do indeed toil. "Come to me, all who are weary and heavy–laden, and I will give you rest." The first step in coming to Christ is by baptism.II. )It is not a local coming to Christ, which is now impossible, but a movement of heart and mind to Him.I. There is no broken back or burdened frame carrying from some spring this water. We have our first real impression of what toil is, when we begin, as an apprentice, to learn some trade. Mental burdens.3. A promise of ease and benefit.IV. Rees.1. Some three hundred years before three men laid philosophical foundations that many use today. 1. Turn to Christian lands, and what are they? ACCESSIBLENESS. We also get invited out for dinner, to go to parties, and to attend sporting events. Go into the house: long ago, needlewomen, from early morn until night, and late into the night, stitched carefully, slowly, regularly, on their endless task. W. The burden of affliction; guilt — our corruptions. Christ gives rest from these.(W. Mental burdens.3. Johnson, M. A.Causes of weariness.1. Bradley.I. meat in Newport church records this fact. )Coming to ChristW. Barrett. A. different messages. )The reality of restThomas Brooks. In what it consists. It consists of a female figure reclining her head on a marble book, with our text engraven on the book. Rest in your conscience from the dread of Divine wrath.2. Johnson, M. A.The result would be something monstrous if their energies and abilities grew as fast as their aspirations or their ambitions. A. Heavenly rest for the people of God. Providential burdens.4. (Thomas Brooks. (Stems and Twigs. Conscience is at ease. A gracious invitation made by our Saviour. She never rested until she had heard the whole of the hymn which tells how Jesus gives rest to such. A. (4) Rest, not leisure. The way and manner of coming to Christ.V. "Rest," not rest in sin, not rest from trouble. WHO MAY OBTAIN THIS REST FROM HIM — "All that labour." Tuck, B. A.I say that men want rest from their troubles, and that the only worthy rest is rest in our trouble. Another passage that shows In this passage Jesus gives an evaluation of the Raising herself, she asked, "Do you mind my coming very close to you? 6. It is extensive and unconditional..III. )Christianity lightens physical burdensBishop Simpson., Robert Hall, M. A.Go to-day into heathen countries, into Mohammedan lands, and what do you find'? )Resting on the BibleIn Newport church, in the Isle of Wight, lies buried the Princess Elizabeth (daughter of Charles the First). Turn your eyes over to this light, and whence comes it, and how? Those who are overwhelmed with worldly calamities — the victims of worldly sorrow.5. It is not the cattle lying in the sun, but the eagle cleaving the air with fixed pinions, that gives you the idea of repose with strength and motion. "He has." )It is not a local coming to Christ, which is now impossible, but a movement of heart and mind to Him.I. )Rest for the wearyD. Jesus is not speaking as a general here but as a Comforter, much like a mother comforts her child. What a change in human labour! Jay. The one who made the invitation is the Son of God. Hagar went to the well and drank, and was saved. While we look for personal comfort and escape from duty, we are miserable and restless; when we cease to think of our own ease and give ourselves up to Christ's service, to bear his yoke, we find peace. Christ's message (And, therefore, the church's message.) No man knows His fulness but the Father.5. III. (Bishop Simpson. The invitation is condescending.2. Have you ever tried to comfort a troubled heart? A great engine pumps it up from the river; iron pipes carry it to every house. (3) Rest, that is, fortitude. 1. refusing us rest.(E. -Happy will it be for your soul if that lesson is never forgotten.LinksMatthew 11:28 NIVMatthew 11:28 NLTMatthew 11:28 ESVMatthew 11:28 NASBMatthew 11:28 KJVMatthew 11:28 Bible AppsMatthew 11:28 ParallelMatthew 11:28 Biblia ParalelaMatthew 11:28 Chinese BibleMatthew 11:28 French BibleMatthew 11:28 German BibleMatthew 11:28 CommentariesBible Hub. The heart is filled with love. Naturally, all are without Christ as to saving influence; as to a proper knowledge of Him, love to Him, confidence in Him, and union and communion with Him.II. Beecher. churches are giving out the message of the owner, the Lord Jesus Christ. This is a well-used tool of Satan. 3. A marble monument, erected by our Queen Victoria, records in a touching way the manner of her death. But the true Therefore, the message There is more power in Him to comfort than in the world to disquiet.III. The world has worn some of you out. As the eye carries the mind in the flash of a moment over a space of country which it would require hours to traverse in the body, so the hot speed of human Desire outruns our slow and pausing faculties. Not a brief season of relaxation, but a lasting state of peace and strength.II. He has no thought yet of that higher rest, which will come, by-and-by, out of skill and facility in the use of tools.(R. )Rest in Christ for the heavy-ladenC. We can never work so well as with a restful mind. Come to Christ because He is an inconceivably great mediator. Rest is the most desirable good, the most suitable good, and to you the greatest good. The burden of earnest thought and noble endeavour.(E. Who can find out a being by a pure process of thought?3. Men, bowed down in the heat of an August sun, took the sickle in hand, and tried to reap the harvest. We need to remember that Burdens were borne on the back, and in the simplest way-. (Robert Hall, M. Has He given you rest?" of the church should be the message of Christ. See what you call civilization — that is, Christianity affecting the minds and occupations of men — how it works! Go to China, and travel from place to place. As man He is absent; as God He is still present. Matthew 11:28 . The conscious greatness these few simple words indicate. I that have the greatest power to give it, the greatest will to give it, the greatest right to give it, come, laden sinners, and I will give you rest.