The Bible speaks about “no rest for the wicked.” Isaiah48:22 says, “There is no peace saith the Lord, unto the wicked.” Isaiah 57:20-21 says, “But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked. King Saul is a good biblical example of this when he rebelled against The Word of God (1 Samuel 15), the spirit of the Lord departed from him and an evil spirit troubled or disturbed him (1 Samuel 16:14-15). Saul was a restless man for the rest of his life because God Spirit had departed from him, unable to hear from God, he turned to the occult when went to the witch at Endor to seek guidance before going to battle against the Philistines(1 Samuel 28). He was eventually killed in battle by the Philistines which was the judgment of the Lord for not keeping the word of the Lord, and inquiring of occulted spirit (1 Chronicles 10:13-14).
Sleepless Nights for Heath Ledger
2008 Academy Award Winner for Best Supporting Actor for The Dark Knight(Batman)
We often look at the rich and famous, we think they have everything that the world has to offer, but the majority of them have no peace, because those don’t have Jesus the Messiah in their life. Look at the actor Heath Ledger, had fame, money, and beautiful women at beckoning call. Ledger had become homosexual and lesbian community icon, with his portrayal as gay cowboy having a love affair with another man on
King Pop Just Couldn't Find Rest!
Another recent example of no rest for the wicked is the death of Pop Music Icon Michael Jackson.
What did it profit Heath Ledger to win an Academy Award and lose his soul?
What did it profit Michael Jackson to win 13 Grammy Awards and lose his soul?
Unfortunately for Heath Ledger dead at age 28 and Michael Jackson dead at age 50 failing to obey The Word of God like Saul caused them dearly, they believe the lies of Satan believing fame and fortune would bring them happiness in this life, they received both from the god of this world (2Corinthians 4:4; Luke 4: 6-7), but Satan doesn't offer his kids peace and rest, he gives them torment, unrest, and finally destruction.
Jesus tells us in Matthew 11:28-29, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.” G-d t resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble (James4:6). Once individual receives salvation, and begins to bear the fruit of the Spirit peace (Galatians 5:22-23), Jesus gives peace and rest despite the storms/stress of life because the Holy Spirit is Comforter. Paul says it best in Philippians 4:7, “And the peace of God which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”