The Bible Never Said That

The Bible Never Said That

Chara Donahue

Episode 3: “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead”

April 27, 2020   ●   26 min

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Rest is a spiritual discipline we are really good at neglecting. You may have once said, “I’ll sleep when I’m dead,” as a way to assuage your spiral into burnout. It might work for the moment, but a chronic lack of real rest drives us straight toward anxiety and feelings of overwhelm.

In this episode, Chara dives into what God's Word really has to say about rest and why rest is foundational to who God is and his plan for us and the world.

Articles Referenced:
10 Popular Statements that Are Theologically Unsound:
How to Sleep Less:
4 Historical Geniuses Who Didn’t Sleep (And One Who Did!):
Scientists Discover How Gene Mutation Reduces the Need for Sleep:
6 Lies We Believe Every Day:
What is the Sabbath and Is It Still Important Today?:
5 Bible Passages to Quiet the Noisy Soul:

Verses quoted: 1 Corinthians 15:6, Psalm 13:3, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20, Psalm 127:2, Psalm 121:2-4, Mark 4: 38-40, Matthew 11:28, Genesis 2:2-3, Exodus 20:8-11, Romans 1:25, Romans 14:3-5, Colossians 2:13-17, 1 Kings 19:11-23, Psalm 46:9-11, & Luke 10:38-42.
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