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Reflecting on Scripture: the Rest of God

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Reflecting on Scripture: the Rest of God

What does it mean to rest in God? Is it possible to have rest in a restless world? Does rest in God refer to this lifetime or to our eternal rest? Reflecting on scripture in attempting to understand the rest of God, I have often meditated on Hebrews chapter 4:1-11. Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with those who listened. For we who have believed enter that rest, as he has said, “As I swore in my wrath, ‘They shall not enter my rest,’” although his works were finished from the foundation of the world. For he has somewhere...

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