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A Promised Rest for God’s People
Archived – March 12, 2023
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Hebrews 4:1-16,

A Promised Rest for God’s People

March 12, 2023 / Jake Hruza / Hebrews 4:1-16

Question: If God’s promised rest is still available to us, how do we enter it?

Hebrews 4:1–2 (NIV)

⟹ The fear of the > a spirit of .

Hebrews 11:7 (NIV)

⟹ Faith births .

Hebrews 4:3–11 (NIV); Psalm 95

⟹ The rest that we need to enter is rest, not ours.

⟹ Sabbath rest should enhance our with God.

Hebrews 4:12–13 (NIV)

⟹ Sabbath rest compels us to .

Hebrews 4:14–16 (NIV)



Theme: A Promised Rest for God’s People

Share Together

In what area of your life do you need God’s rest?

Reflect Together

What impacted you most from the Once for All Growth Guide and the spiritual practice you attempted? Also, how were you challenged by the Sunday gathering message and action steps you are taking this week?

Read and Discuss Together: 

Hebrews 4:1-2

  • What is your response to the author’s warning that “none of you be found to have fallen short” of God’s promised rest?
  • In what ways is the Holy Spirit calling you to respond to God’s promised rest in faith and obedience?

Hebrews 4:8-13

  • Be specific, what work(s) do you need rest from?
  • In light of the phrase, “make every effort,” what changes are you willing to make in your life to enter God’s rest? What’s the cost of these changes?
  • In what ways do you interact with the word of God? (Written and spoken)
  • How do you practice faithful obedience to the conviction of God’s word in your life?

Hebrews 4:14-16

  • What are the benefits of having a savior who can empathize with our weaknesses?
  • How do you practice approaching God’s throne in confidence?
Pray Together:

Take time to share with your spiritual community the good things God is doing in your life, as well as the prayer requests you have.

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