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So then there remains for the people of God a time to pause and connect as God truly intended.

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Here is a summary statement: There remains yet unfulfilled for the people of God alive today a blessed rest from toils and troubles which will bring us close to God on a level we have not yet known but which God has always intended.



Here is that momentary switch I told you would come. This is the Greek word that resembles the Hebrew word “Sabbath.” It was a way of pointing to all that the Old Testament taught about the benefits of the Sabbath. It pointed to how crucial the Sabbath was for the people of Israel during the Old Testament times and how central it was to their relationship with God. This word has often been translated “Sabbath rest.”