The Promise of Entering God’s Rest -vs- the Fear of God

Hebrews 4:1: Therefore, let us fear so that, while the promise of entering God’s rest still stands, none of you will fail to reach it.   Fear of God “The fear of the LORD” is a key idea throughout Scripture. In Hebrew, the word y’rah is usually translated as “fear.” And y’rah can mean to […]

From Adam to Jesus: The Sabbath

The eternal love story told to us in Scripture begins in a simple way: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”  Without toil or a “big bang,” God simply speaks creation into existence. 2 Maccabees 7:28: Look at the heavens and the earth and see everything in them, and recognize that God […]