Bethany Church
The Rest of God
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  • Bethany Church
    6601 Alderson St, Weston, WI 54476, USA
    Sunday 8:00 AM
The Rest of God
Genesis 1:31-2:3; Exodus 20:8-11; Deuteronomy 5:12-15; Matthew 11:28-30

Labor Day is a day to take a break. What does God say about work and rest?

1.Work: One thing to do before you stop
a.Genesis 1:31-2:3
b.God Worked
c.God completed his work: Keep at it for God’s Sake!
d.Retirement in God’s eyes looks different than man’s eyes
e.God Rested
f.Application: God gives us an example

2.Rest: Creation and Liberation
a.Exodus 20:8-11; Deuteronomy 5:12-15
b.Exodus’ reasoning for Sabbath: God’s example
c.Deuteronomy’s reasoning for Sabbath: Freedom from Slavery
d.God’s gift of the sabbath rest
e.Application: Rest was made for man

3.Jesus: Come to me for rest
a.Matthew 11:28-30
b.Pharisees traded the Gift of Sabbath for another form of slavery
c.Come to Jesus
d.Weary and burdened
e.Jesus gives rest
f.Take up Jesus’ yoke and learn
g.Discover Rest
h.Application: Jesus trades our weary souls for a relationship with Him

Next Steps:
1.Work as to the Lord
2.Accept God’s Gift of Rest
3.Come to Jesus to discover his Rest


Verse of the Week: Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
7:00 AM: Men’s Group-Study in Hebrews. Contact Jay Solomon, 715-574-7000
6:30 PM: Prayer at the Casper’s, Contact 715-298-0680
6:30 PM: Worship Team Practice
12:00 PM: Prayer time in Ministry Office
Women’s Retreat
9:00 AM Seniors Breakfast at the Mosinee Café, 313 Main St.
Women’s Retreat
Women’s Retreat
Looking Ahead
New Men’s Study: Monday, September 11, 7:00 PM. We will be going through a study on Deuteronomy 6 that will be helpful for dads with young children, and husbands and fathers who want to lead their home! Sign up on your green connection card by writing “Men’s Study” under “Sign me up for…”
Women Need Women Brainstorming Meeting: It’s that exciting time of year when we look ahead to a new year of Bible studies, events and activities. All are invited to bring your ideas on Monday, September 18 at 6:30PM. Let’s enjoy a fall snack and brainstorm. If you can’t attend but would like to share an idea please contact Sandy at 715-432-6626
New Study: Navigating Your Finances God’s Way: This 6-week study will help you learn, apply and multiply what God’s word says about money. The workbook is $15. Couples can share a workbook. Starts Sept. 21 at 6:30PM. Sign up on your green connection card by writing “Finance Class” under “Sign me up for…”
Fall Kick-Off Sunday: Are you interested in getting more connected to Bethany? Find out all about our ministries, Sunday, Oct. 8.
Check the missions board this week for news from: Kim Swenson, Pastor Ronnie

Take them a meal…

Help during times of physical limitation.
Whitney had carpal tunnel surgery on both of her hands so has very limited mobility with containers. Please provide a meal for one person.   If you desire to help, please contact Sherry Hughes, 715-803-9487, 810 Prospect Ave, Wausau, WI 54403


ARE YOU NAVIGATING YOUR FINANCES GOD’S WAY? This 6 week video driven study will improve your life and your finances by giving you an overview of how to handle money God’s way. As you begin applying these principles, you’ll experience financial health and freedom, putting you on the right track for your financial discipleship journey. The workbook is $15. Couples can share a workbook. Starts Sept. 21 at 6:30PM. Contact the office to join.   Topics Include: God’s Part & Our Part Counsel Debt Savings Generosity Investing Work Honesty Handling Crisis Eternity Finishing Well   This study will help you learn, apply and multiply what God’s word says about money. Each chapter contains the following sections: Learn – An outline containing blank spaces for you to fill in key words as you watch the video. Discussion Questions to use with your group after watching the video. Apply – A Scripture to memorize, additional questions to answer, and a practical exercise to complete. Multiply – Questions and ideas to help you think through how you can share what you’ve learned with others. Dig Deeper – An optional section for those who want to take a deeper dive into God’s word. It includes a Scripture passage and inductive study questions to help you uncover additional treasures along your financial discipleship journey. Prayer Logs – For participants to take prayer requests so they can pray for one another during the study.

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