5058 rest, spiritual

5058 rest, spiritual

To be at rest spiritually is to find peace with God through Jesus Christ. This rest is promised to all who put their trust in God and obey him.

The human desire for spiritual rest

La 5:19-22 See also Ps 55:4-8; La 3:25-26; 1Ti 2:2

Spiritual rest is to be found in God alone

Mt 11:28-30 See also Ex 33:14; Ps 23:2; Ps 51:12; Ps 62:1-2,5-8; Ps 91:1-13; Isa 26:3-4; Jn 14:27; Ro 5:1; Gal 1:3; Gal 5:22; Col 1:20

God promises his people spiritual rest

Heb 4:9-11 See also Ps 1:3; Ps 37:7; Ps 116:7; Ps 119:165; Ps 125:1; Ps 131:1-3; Pr 29:25; Isa 30:15; Isa 32:17-18; Isa 58:11; Jer 6:16; Jer 17:7-8; Jn 14:1; Ro 8:6; 1Pe 3:4

Spiritual rest is not for the wicked

Ps 1:4-5 See also Ps 112:10; Ecc 2:23; Isa 48:22; Isa 57:20-21

God’s offer of rest rejected by a faithless people

Isa 28:12; Jer 6:16

See also

3215Holy Spirit & peace
5939satisfaction
6652forgiveness
6676justification
6700peace
7257promised land
8030trust
8328quietness

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