Hebrews 4:2,3 “For this good news – that God has prepared this rest – has been announced to us just as it was to them. But it did them no good because they didn’t share the faith of those who listened to God. For only we who believe can enter His rest….”
God had a rest He planned His people to enter into thousands of years ago. He wanted all those who believe in His Son to enter that place of rest. What does it mean to enter the rest of God? It says “ONLY we who BELIEVE can enter His rest.” That means when you take God at His word, when you trust what He said no matter what your circumstances are telling you, when your heart is at peace regarding that situation you brought before God, then you have entered His rest. It doesn’t mean you don’t face doubts, but you don’t have to manipulate people or events to get your way, your heart isn’t overwhelmed with irrational fears. You know that God is your Abba and He will take care of you and your situation because He loves you.
“Because You are my Abba, I don’t have to worry about anything. My life is in Your hands. You show me Your goodness even when I don’t deserve it, because of what Jesus did for me. I bring my requests before You boldly, knowing You hear me, because of His blood that washes me clean. So I can rest in Your peace knowing You are working things out for my good. In Jesus’ Name, amen!”