Now we who have believed enter that rest, just as God has said, "So I declared on oath in my anger, 'They shall never enter my rest.' "1 And yet his work has been finished since the creation of the world.
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For somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day in these words: "And on the seventh day God rested from all his work."2
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And again in the passage above he says, "They shall never enter my rest."3
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It still remains that some will enter that rest, and those who formerly had the gospel preached to them did not go in, because of their disobedience.4
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Therefore God again set a certain day, calling it Today, when a long time later he spoke through David, as was said before: "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts."5
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For if Joshua had given them rest,6 God would not have spoken7 later about another day.
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There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God;
for anyone who enters God's rest also rests from his own work,8 just as God did from his.9
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Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience.10
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For the word of God11 is living12 and active.13 Sharper than any double-edged sword,14 it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.15
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Nothing in all creation is hidden from God's sight.16 Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of him to whom we must give account.
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