Spiritually Speaking: Give it a rest

 

February 21, 2020



We’ve already spilled quite a bit of ink on the subject of God’s invitation to enter His rest. But before I’m willing to give it a rest, I’d like to jot down a few short paragraphs to tell the “rest” of the story. Here are the facts, as offered by the writer of Hebrews (may he rest in peace).

God’s rest has been around since the creation of the world. In chapter 4 and verse 4, the author reports that God rested from ALL His labor. He didn’t just take a nap and go back to work. His rest was proclaimed eternal. The ancient rabbis found a special sense of completion in the fact...



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