Hebrews 4

Let us fear, therefore, lest while there is a firm promise of entering into his rest, any among you should be found coming short of entering. For to us also is the announcement, as well as to them: but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not mingled with the faith of those who heard it. But we, who have believed, do enter into rest. But as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, that they shall not enter into my rest: for lo, the works of God existed from the foundation of the world. As he said of the sabbath, God rested on the seventh day from all his works. And here again, he said, They shall not enter into my rest. Therefore, because there was a place, whither one and another might enter; and those earlier persons, to whom the announcement was made, entered not, because they believed not: again he established another day, a long time afterwards; as above written, that David said, Today, if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. For if Joshua, the son of Nun, had given them rest, he would not have spoken afterwards of another day. Therefore it is established, that the people of God are to have a sabbath. 10 For he who had entered into his rest, hath also rested from his works, as God did from his. 11 Let us, therefore, strive to enter into that rest; lest we fall short, after the manner of them who believed not. 12 For the word of God is living, and all-efficient, and sharper than a two-edged sword, and entereth even to the severance of the soul and the spirit, and of the joints and the marrow and the bones, and judgeth the thoughts and reasonings of the heart: 13 neither is there any creature, which is concealed from before him; but every thing is naked and manifest before his eyes, to whom we are to give account. 14 Seeing then that we have a great High Priest, Jesus the Messiah, the son of God, who hath ascended to heaven; let us persevere in professing him. 15 For we have not a high priest, who cannot sympathize with our infirmity; but one who was tempted in all respects like us, aside from sin. 16 Let us, therefore, approach with assurance to the throne of his grace, that we may obtain mercy, and may find grace for assistance in the time of affliction.
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