Hebrews 4

The Sabbath Rest

1 Therefore, [ while ] the promise of entering His rest still stands, let us be careful that none of you be deemed to have fallen short [of it] . 2 For we also received the good news, just as they [did] ; but the message they heard was of no value to them, since they did not share the faith of those who comprehended [it] . 3 Now [we] who have believed enter [that] rest. [As for the others, ] it is just as [God] has said: “So I swore on oath in my anger, ‘vvv They shall never enter My rest.’”
Psalm 95:11; also in verse 5
And yet [His] works have been finished since [the] foundation of [the] world.
4 For somewhere He has spoken about the seventh [day] in this manner: “And on the seventh day God rested from all His works.”
Genesis 2:2
5 And again, [as He says] in [the passage above] : “They shall never enter My rest.” 6 Since, then, it remains [for] some to enter [His rest] , and [since] those who formerly heard the good news did not enter because of [their] disobedience, 7 [God] again designated a certain day [as] “Today,” when a long time later He spoke through David as was just stated: “Today, if you hear His voice, {do} not harden your hearts.”
Psalm 95:7,8
8 Now if Joshua had given them rest, [God] would not have spoken later about another day. 9 So there remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God. 10 For whoever enters [God’s] rest also rests from his [own] work, just as God [did] from [His] . 11 Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by [following] the same pattern of disobedience.

God's Word is Living and Active

12 For the word of God [is] living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it pierces even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It judges [the] thoughts and intentions of [the] heart. 13 Nothing in all creation is hidden from [God’s] sight; everything [is] uncovered and exposed before the eyes of Him to whom we [must give] account.

Jesus the Great High Priest

14 Therefore, since we have [such] a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but [we have] one who was tempted in every way that [we are] , [yet was] without sin. 16 Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help [us] in [our] time of need.
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