Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. 13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do. A.F.V An hour when weary thought has ceased, The eyes are closed in rest; And, hushed in Heaven's untroubled peace, I lie upon Thy breast.

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"Touched with the feeling of our infirmities" (Heb.

The author has been warning the Hebrew church of the danger of cultural Christianity. Let us then give diligence, that we may have a clear entrance into the kingdom of God.

10 Oft comes to me a blessed hour, A wondrous hour and still-- With empty hands I lay me down, No more to work or will. In the sight of Infinite Wisdom, it was needful that the Saviour of men should be one who has the fellow-feeling which no being but a fellow-creature could possibly have; and therefore it was necessary he should actual experience of all the effects of sin that could be separated from its actual guilt. But those who do not believe, shall never enter into this spiritual rest, either of grace here or glory hereafter. 15). Mercy and grace are the things we want; mercy to pardon all our sins, and grace to purify our souls. …Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series), The Sabbath YearGerhard Ter Steegen Heb. Cutting keenly and in all directions. The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. 14 To heart and soul how sweet Thou art, O great High Priest of God! The writings of men may sometimes stir the emotions, search the conscience, and influence the human will, but in a manner and degree possessed by no other book the Bible …Arthur W. Pink—The Divine Inspiration of the Bible, "An high priest touched with the feeling of our infirmities" (Heb. It …Rev. 10For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. Version. Let us labour, and quicken each other to be diligent in duty. iv. After due and diligent labour, sweet and satisfying rest shall follow; and labour now, will make that rest more pleasant when it comes. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? (1-10) Arguments and motives to faith and hope in our approaches to God. iv. Faith in the hearer is the life of the word.

(f) He calls the word of God living, because of the effect it has on those to whom it is preached.

Awhile the clouds hung darkly o'er thee, Awhile the captive's chains were thine. It lays bare the thoughts and the intentions.

Humble, cautious fear is urged, lest any should come short of the promised rest, through unbelief.

12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, 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 thoughts and intents of the heart. This is, perhaps, intended to give us some faint conception of the sympathy that Jesus felt when He had taken our sins, our sicknesses and our sorrows.

Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Some of us know a little what it is to be thrilled with a sense of the sufferings of others, and sometimes, the sins of others, and sins that seem to saturate us as they come in contact with us, and throw over us an awful sense of sin and need. Some time ago we were talking with a greatly suffering sister about healing, who was much burdened physically and desirous of being able to trust the Lord for deliverance. 15). Iv.

(1-10) Arguments and motives to faith and hope in our approaches to God.

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9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. N.A.S.B. …Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius, The Power of God's Word to Convict Men of Sin. It makes a soul that has long been proud, to be humble; and a perverse spirit, to be meek and obedient.
All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. God has always declared man's rest to be in him, and his love to be the only real happiness of the soul; and faith in his promises, through his Son, to be the only way of entering that rest. It is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword. Is living and powerful - Attended with the power of the living God, and conveying either life or death to the hearers. iv. The Word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword .

My heart brought nigh to God's own heart By Thy most precious blood. 12 For the word of God is quick, and powerful, 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 thoughts and intents of the heart.

tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 There is a Day of rest before thee-- Thou weary soul, arise and shine.

The Word declares these things, not only of me myself and i, but of all mankind, born in the fallen image of Adam. He who needed not that any man should tell Him anything.

12), the true Image of the Father, equal in honour and glory. 15). 10 Oft comes to me a blessed hour, A wondrous hour and still-- With empty hands I lay me down, No more to work or will.
And that, "i know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing. " Forgotten every stain and spot, Their memory past and gone, For me, O God, Thou seest. Devotions From Time Of Grace, Pray For the World: Northern Africa and the Middle East. Behold, the Lamb of God will lead thee To still green pastures round the throne; Cast off thy burden, rise and speed thee, For soon the battle storm is done-- For soon the weary race is past, And thou shalt rest in Love at last.

iv. It is the rest they shall obtain when the Lord Jesus shall appear from heaven. "Touched with the Feeling of Our Infirmities" (Heb. The Power of God's Word to Convict Men of Sin. {4} For the {e} word of God is {f} quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of {g} soul and {h} spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

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Indeed even John 1.1-3 states that The Word is God....,John 1.14 continues that the Word became flesh and we saw His glory.Also The Word of Christ must dwell richly among us.... Colossians 3.15 ,then 2 Timothy 3.16-18 talks of the Scriptures as inspired.... it talks about the power of God in all situations, it 's adaptability, it 's power to detect, reveal and discern to the uttermost. This rest is, a rest of grace, and comfort, and holiness, in the gospel state.

As God finished his work, and then rested from it, so he will cause those who believe, to finish their work, and then to enjoy their rest. In Hebrews 4:12 we have a Scripture which draws attention to this peculiar characteristic of the Bible--"For the Word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, andis a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart."

iv. (4) An amplification taken from the nature of the word of God, so powerful that it enters even to the deepest and most inward and secret parts of the heart, fatally wounding the stubborn, and openly reviving the believers.

Iv. NASB E-Prime Now, fed with corn from fields of Heaven The fruit of Hands Divine, I pray no prayer, Gerhard Ter Steegen Heb. 2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it. 15). Heb 4:12,13 …John Newton—Olney Hymns, Statement of Faith. iv.