Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his
rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.||
(4:1-16) "Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise
being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it....."
For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word
preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard
For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn
in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were
finished from the foundation of the world.||
For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God
did rest the seventh day from all his works.||
(4:4-9) Is it necessary to keep the Sabbath?|
(4:4) "God did rest the seventh day from all his works"
And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest.
Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to
whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:||
Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a
time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your
For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken
of another day.||
There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.||
(4:9) "There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God."
For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own
works, as God did from his.||
Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after
the same example of unbelief.||
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged
sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the
joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the
Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all
things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.||
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the
heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession.||
(4:14-15) "Jesus ... was in all points tempted like as we are."|
Is Jesus God?
Can God be tempted?
For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of
our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain
mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.