Matter: Rest For Your Soul [DCLM Daily Manna 18 September 2020 Devotional By Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi]
Textual content material: Hebrews 4:1-16 (KJV)
1 Enable us to subsequently concern, lest, a promise being left us of coming into into his leisure, any of it’s best to seem to return in want of it.
2 For unto us was the gospel preached, along with unto them: nevertheless the phrase preached did not income them, not being blended with faith in them that heard it.
3 For we which have believed do enter into leisure, as he said, As I’ve sworn in my wrath, within the occasion that they shall enter into my leisure: although the works have been accomplished from the inspiration of the world.
4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this intelligent, And God did leisure the seventh day from all his works.
5 And on this place as soon as extra, Within the occasion that they shall enter into my leisure.
6 Seeing subsequently it remaineth that some ought to enter therein, they normally to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:
7 As soon as extra, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so prolonged a time; because it’s said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
8 For if Jesus had given them leisure, then would he not afterward have spoken of 1 different day.
9 There remaineth subsequently a leisure to the people of God.
10 For he that is entered into his leisure, he moreover hath ceased from his private works, as God did from his.
11 Enable us to labour subsequently to enter into that leisure, lest any man fall after the similar occasion of unbelief.
12 For the phrase of God is quick, and extremely efficient, 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 concepts and intents of the heart.
13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: nevertheless all points are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we’ve got now to do.
14 Seeing then that we’ve got now an incredible extreme priest, that is handed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, enable us to keep up fast our profession.
15 For we’ve got not an extreme priest which may’t be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; nevertheless was in all components tempted like as we’re, however with out sin.
16 Enable us to subsequently come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may purchase mercy, and uncover grace to help in time of need.
Key Verse: “For we which have believed do enter into leisure, as he said, As I’ve sworn in my wrath, within the occasion that they shall enter into my leisure: although the works have been accomplished from the inspiration of the world.” – (Hebrews 4:3)
Ours is an age of tempo, enterprise and nervousness. Our enterprise seems to deprive us of compulsory moments to duplicate on and uncover the place life seems to be predominant us.
In our restive day by day toils, we scurry proper right here and there like soldier-ants disturbed of their tracts. Hypertension, nerve issues, thoughts fatigue and loads of further are what we’ve got now than true leisure. On this circumstance, the phrase of God admonishes us, “Be nonetheless, and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10).
Paul the apostle warns in our textual content material that the gospel message is given to us that we may come into the rest prepared by God for us. Some sooner than us heard the similar phrase preached to them nevertheless weren’t profited by it. Not discerning the message of the Phrase, they fell into unbelief and indulged in empty religious observances. They forsook God, “the fountain of dwelling waters”, and fell to their very personal improvements and ineffective confidence (Jeremiah 2:13).
In addition to God’s peace rests in our hearts, there will likely be no leisure in our lives. His leisure for His people embody peace throughout the coronary coronary heart because of the pardon for sins; leisure from concern because of Christ’s abiding presence; leisure from the dread of dying because of the hope of eternal life.
Rest comes by way of actual relationship with Christ. He items us free to be vigorous and joyful in His service, and when our time proper right here is over, He stands on the door to welcome us residence saying, “correctly accomplished… enter into the enjoyment (leisure) of thy Lord”.
Thought For The Day: There’s sweet leisure after labour.
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DCLM Daily Manna was written by Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi; is the founder and Primary Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church situated at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.