Preaching Outline: Come to Me Matthew 11:28-30

Published On: 12 de January de 2024Categories: preaching model

In the midst of life’s tribulations, God’s Word calls us to find relief and rest in Jesus Christ. The invitation is clear: “Come to me.” This sermon outline will explore Jesus’ words in Matthew 11:28-30, revealing how we can experience the rest He offers.

Biblical text:

Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV): “Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart; and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is gentle, and my burden is light.”

Outline Objective:
Lead listeners to understand the promise of rest in Christ and apply this to their daily lives, finding peace in the midst of difficulties.

Central Theme:
“Rest in Christ: Accepting Jesus’ Invitation”



  1. Jesus’ Invitation:
    • The universality of the invitation
    • Relevance to all circumstances
    • The role of personal surrender
  2. Or Jesus Juice:
    • Understanding the Yoke of Christ
    • The contrast with the burdens of the world
    • The importance of submitting to Christ
  3. Learning from Jesus:
    • The teaching of humility
    • Follow the example of meekness
    • The transformative impact of learning
  4. Rest for Souls:
    • The endless search for peace
    • How Rest in Christ Differs from the World
    • Testimonies of transformation and rest
  5. The Softness of the Yoke of Christ:
    • The grace that accompanies the yoke
    • The Lightness of Christ’s Burden
    • Live free from the bonds of sin
  6. Finding Rest in Worship:
    • The Connection Between Worship and Rest
    • Testimonials of worship experiences
    • Spiritual practices to deepen worship
  7. Complementary Verses:
    • Philippians 4:6-7 – “Do not be anxious about anything…”
    • Psalm 62:1-2 – “In God alone my silent soul…”
    • John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you…”
    • Isaiah 40:31 – “But those who wait for the Lord will renew their strength…”
  8. Walking Daily with Jesus:
    • The importance of daily prayer
    • How reading the Bible strengthens the journey
    • Living in constant communion with God
    • Testimonies of lives transformed by walking with Christ

As we accept Jesus’ invitation to “Come unto me,” we find not only relief from the burdens of life, but also true rest for our souls. May we respond to that call daily, trusting in His grace and living up to His example of gentleness and humility.Recommended Time to Use This Outline:
This outline is appropriate for worship services, Bible studies, or times when the congregation needs to be encouraged to find rest in Christ, especially in times of challenge and spiritual fatigue.

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Written by : Ministério Veredas Do IDE

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