The weary are invited to receive rest from Jesus
Matthew 11:28–29 (ASV)
28Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
George Müller's meek submission to God's will was seen in the restfulness he felt, especially in the face of apparent obstacles. Not only did he find rest, but because Jesus was bearing the burden, he found delight in these difficulties. He was excited to see how God was going to overcome them!
Hudson Taylor was becoming sick with anxiety over the prospect of asking people to join him in the dangerous and difficult work in China. Only by fully trusting in God for his own welfare and direction did Hudson Taylor get peace to trust Him for the welfare and direction of future workers.
When Peter became a Christian, he found God's yoke to be light and thus obtained rest for his troubled and hateful soul. As a result, the Jews who he despised; he now loved, so much so that he married one of them!
Katsura Sam's journey in iniquity was mercifully brought to an end, when one day enroute to a brothel, he was unusually attracted by the singing from a church. That night, he was delivered from sin and ushered into life with Christ Jesus as Lord and Savior.
A failed businessman was on the verge of ending his life when the Lord, in the voice of his late mother, spoke to him, encouraging him to pray whenever he got into trouble. That Voice delivered him from taking his own life and led him to the Saviour.
Sir Titus Salt, a wealthy and successful businessman, found himself unfulfilled despite his achievements and possessions. After hearing a sermon on the painted sticks of pleasure, wealth, power, and fame, he realized that he had been climbing them and was a weary man. Seeking rest, he turned to Jesus and found true satisfaction and joy in Him.