Resting in God

Matthew 11:28-30 New King James Version (NKJV)

28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am [a]gentle and lowly in heart,and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”


  1. The Background
    A. The rebellion of Absalom
    B. As a consequence of David’s Sin

  2. The Cursing of Shimei
    A. The vindictive spirit of Shimei
    B. The violence of Shimei
    C. Shimei’s condemnation of David

  3. The Proposal of Abishai
    A. His view of Shimei
    B. His loyalty to his king
    C. His request to David