Isaiah 28:12 “To whom he said, This is the rest wherewith you may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not”
The phrase “R&R” is an abbreviation for rest and recuperation. It originated as a military term referring to the time members of the armed forces spend relaxing and resting away from the war or the battle. The military knows that for their forces to be effective and at their optimum, and to avoid burnout, they need R&R! I love the dictionary definition of R&R, it’s awesome. It means” relaxing when you’re not working”.
So how does a believer enjoy this rest that verse 12 talks about? You need to go back to verse 11 which describes one of, if not the most important, grace gifts, speaking in tongues. “For with stammering lips and another tongue will He speak to this people”. This is so powerful.
Many of you have been facing battles and you’re wondering “What should I do?” Here’s what you should do…get some R&R, praying and singing in the Spirit. Praying in your prayer language gives you rest and refreshing in the presence of your enemies. Raise your hand if you could use some R&R! If you feel tired and worn out, if you’re on edge with your emotions, or having trouble sleeping, get some R&R. Are you irritable? Frustrated? Anxious? All of the above? Take five. Take five minutes right now and pray in tongues.
If you’ve never heard of speaking in tongues, or would like to know more about it, Pastor Joe has a free message for you called Speaking in Tongues. It will truly help you understand and receive this powerful gift. Receive this grace gift today and start enjoying an unlimited supply of R&R, anytime and anywhere.