God Rested by David K Bernard

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God rested from all of His works. His is our Divine example in all things. God rested not because he was tired, but because he had “completed His work” (Genesis 2:2). God, who is infinite in power, scope, knowledge, etc., does not need to rest from fatigue. Being tired is a function of biological organisms and God is not a biological organism. God is described in the Bible as being spirit (John 4:24), and spirit does not have flesh and bones (Luke 24:39). Therefore, God is not biologically-based. Furthermore, God is eternal in both the past and the future (Psalm 90:2), and he is the only God (Isaiah 43:10; 44:6, 8; 45:5). This means that God is eternally existent in a self-sufficient manner. Also, God’s rest on the seventh day is typological in the rest we have in Christ (Matthew 11:28). On the seventh day, which is the Sabbath day, the day of rest, Christians cease from their personal and do God’s work and will. That is the rest we enter into. Being led of the Spirit into the resting of our deeds, and putting on the new man (Romans 6:3-5).