THE EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE TO THE
The gospel was offered to ancient Israel—Saints enter into the rest of the Lord—Though tempted in all points, Jesus was without sin.
us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us
of entering into his arest
, any of you should seem to come short of it.
For unto us was the agospel
preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with bfaith
in them that heard it.
we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my brest
: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
For he spake in a certain place of the aseventh day
on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
in this place
again, If they shall enter into my rest.
Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and athey
to whom it was first preached entered not in because of bunbelief
Again, he alimiteth
a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will bhear
his voice, charden
not your hearts.
For if aJesus
had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
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 alabour
therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of bunbelief
For the aword
of God is bquick
, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged csword
even to the dividing asunder eof
soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is
of the gthoughts
of the heart.
Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are
naked and opened unto the aeyes
of him with whom we have to do.
Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the aheavens
, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our
For we have not an high priest awhich
cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points btempted
like as we are, yet
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of agrace
, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.