Genesis 2:2 “By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.”
Hebrews 4:9-10 “There remains, then a Sabbath-rest for the people of God. For anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his.”
The Scene: The tools have been laid down–the day’s & week’s work is finished. God reminds us in His Word to rest from not only our physical labor, but that one day we will enjoy our spiritual rest with Him in heaven.
Revelation 14:13 “Then I heard a voice from heaven say, ‘Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on. Yes, says the Spirit, they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them. ‘ “
For those who refuse to worship our holy God through Jesus the Christ, there will be no rest in the Day of Judgment that is coming for all people.
Revelation 14:11 “And the smoke of their torment rises forever and ever. There is no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and his image, or for anyone who receives the the mark of his name.”
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