God's presence provides rest. Have you ever had a season where you didn’t make time for God and then you found your life to be total chaos? God is not a God of disorder, and when I’m feeling the chaos creep in, I must stop and realize it’s because I’ve opened the door to something other than Him.
At first glance, Exodus may not excite you. I remember thinking at one time how difficult some Old Testament books, such as Exodus, were to study and I even found it confusing in parts, too. Why were there so many rules? Why so much fighting and war?