When was the last time you were bone-weary or just “slap wore out,” as my granddad used to say? Maybe it’s been awhile, or maybe it was yesterday, but you probably responded quickly by resting! We usually give our bodies what they need. We rest so our tired selves can heal, refresh, and restore.
But what about spiritual rest? How quick are we to respond to what our spiritual life needs? In chapters 3 and 4 of Hebrews, the author uses the concept of “rest” to present a spiritual reality. God offers His rest to His children. God fulfills His promise of rest in our lives as we believe in who He is and obediently follow Him in obedience.
According to Hebrews 4:12-13, what part does God’s Word play in helping us enter into God’s spiritual rest?