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For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
For if we keep the substance of the faith which we had at the start, even till the end, we have a part with Christ;
To whom he said, This is the rest, give rest to him who is tired; and by this you may get new strength; but they would not give ear.
This is what the Lord has said: Take your place looking out on the ways; make search for the old roads, saying, Where is the good way? and go in it that you may have rest for your souls. But they said, We will not go in it.
Come to me, all you who are troubled and weighted down with care, and I will give you rest.
For which reason, because we have righteousness through faith, let us be at peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ;
And being angry I made an oath, saying, They may not come into my rest.
And I made an oath in my wrath, that they might not come into my place of rest.
And God saw everything which he had made and it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and the sea, and everything in them, and he took his rest on the seventh day: for this reason the Lord has given his blessing to the seventh day and made it holy.
For then he would have undergone a number of deaths from the time of the making of the world: but now he has come to us at the end of the old order, to put away sin by the offering of himself.
That it might come true which was said by the prophet, Opening my mouth, I will give out stories; I will give knowledge of things kept secret from before all time.
Even as he made selection of us in him from the first, so that we might be holy and free from all evil before him in love:
1 Peter 1:20
Who was marked out by God before the making of the world, but was caused to be seen in these last times for you,
And in the same place he says again, They will not come into my rest.