Come Rest Ministries exists to help people rest in and release Jesus' love. Matthew 11:28-30 says "Come to Me, all you 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 lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Our goal is to help you live this verse!
"Resting in Jesus' love is for every moment. It's the most fruitful thing you can do. As you rest in His love, His presence rests on you and His kingdom advances wherever you go!" -Rev. Dick SpeightLearn More about Come Rest
4-530pm Speights teaching at Fire Around the World Missions Conference
2-Day CRM Rehoboth Wellsprings Gathering at CR Sanctuary Church in Cedar Rapids
630-930pm CRM Awakening of Love 2.0! at Encounter Christian Church
Candidates Who Run or Presidents Who Walk– 1/23/16
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice;
But when a wicked man rules, the people groan.
The righteous considers the cause of the poor,
But the wicked does not understand such knowledge.
Scoffers set a city aflame,
But wise men turn away wrath.
If a ruler pays attention to lies,
All his servants become wicked.
Proverbs 29:2,7,8,12 NKJV
Dear friends of Come Rest,
First of all, wow! What a powerful time of praise & prayer & truth in His presence last night at our Awakening of Love 2.0! at Encounter Christian Church. So many brothers and sisters offering themselves in music, testimonies, & prayer! What fire at the beginning, peaceful awe in the middle, and humor and laughter near the end! Then Ed Zilka shared brief simple word that the Lord is calling each of us, and the Body of Christ, back to the basics! As Paul said, “ to know nothing but Christ and Him crucified!” Let’s keep it simple in 2016! Rest in Christ Crucified and wait patiently upon Him!
I believe I hear the Lord saying,
They May Still Yet Walk With Me
To know My will concerning this campaign, take the planks out of your eyes.
Turn away from your own lust, greed, and pride.
Fear not, draw close, walk with Me.
Rest in Me and wait patiently upon Me. Ask Me for My heart for these candidates.
Do not look for perfection or perversity to comfort your fears or confirm your opinions. Look to Me.
Oppose the words of those who oppose My word; pray for their souls. They may still yet walk with Me.
Pray for those who claim Me, and yet I do not know them. They may still yet walk with Me.
Pray for those who speak My words. They may still yet walk with Me.
Remember You heard My talk before you believed Me! You talked with Me before You walked with Me.
All those who talk My talk will either turn to receive Me or twist to deceive you!
Watch for the few in whom I dwell. Pray for them. They all may yet walk with Me.
Those who fear Me rarely play upon your fears; seeing the giants in the land, but confident in Me and My ways.
My compassion for the oppressed and righteous anger toward oppression blaze forth in them.
They lift their hands and laugh at themselves with gratitude for grace and do not pointing the accusing finger.
Come up higher in Me. I alone search the heart.
None of these is anti-Christ. But they could cooperate with the spirit of anti-Christ if they do not walk with Me. My ways are not your ways. Make My ways your ways and ask Me for righteous leaders.
Do not invest your faith in any of these, invest your prayers. Lift your eyes watchmen!
Do not pray for your favorite candidate, pray as My favored ones…that they may all yet walk with Me.
Come up. Do not settle for anything less than Me and the life I have for you.
Learn from Me to stay with Me in the secret place in each present moment of each precious day I give you.”
If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
2 Chronicles 7:14
A Prayer through Election Day 2016
“Lord Jesus, have mercy and help us.
Our nation does not reverently fear You and deserves its ungodly statesmen.
Your Church does not passionately love You and preserves her lukewarm state.
Our souls can be compromised with lies of the enemy, not solely comprised of the truth of Your Word.
Your shepherds sometimes tickle our ears with scripted half-truths, not constantly delighting Your heart with scriptural holiness.
We are distracted by sports and media, not discipled by our Champion and Mediator.
We settle for two political parties which both press for riches and oppress the poor; grasping for power while the unborn die before grasping for breath.
We battle for security in the false greatness of “Isms”, not resting secure in the Great I AM.
Social-ism, capital-ism, environmental-ism, libertarian-ism all put the creature, not Creator, at the center.
No ideology, idolatry, or invention is the answer.
I turn away from all worldly sin for the sake of all the world’s people.
I now turn afresh to Your face and surrender control to You.
Help me live faithful and fruitful in, but not of, this world…this day.
Lead me into Your secret place, up on to Your Highway of Holiness and keep me there…this day.
Help me rest upon You & bear Your real fruit in family,work,school,church, politics, city, state,& nation.
Jesus come down, return, & reign!
Holy Spirit help us come up, return, & witness to Jesus while we wait.
Mercifully bring us forth as Your royal priesthood of believers—Your faithful, fruitful Bride!
Strengthen us to fast and pray for our shepherds to be the ones we need.
Visit our present rulers and strengthen us to fast and pray for them.
We boldly come before Your throne of grace and ask not for the President we deserve…
…But for the President You desire—a President who desires nothing but Your Kingdom and Your Righteousness. Amen.”
Love and blessings
Dick and Kim
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