Read: Hebrews 4:1-5 again.
- The end of verse 3 says, “And yet his works have been finished since the creation of the world.” This is a reference to Genesis 2:2. What do you think the author of Hebrews’ point is in referring to Genesis 2:2 in verse 3?
- Verse 4 begins with the word “for.” What does the word “for” suggest about the role of verse 4 in this paragraph?
- This paragraph refers, cryptically, to salvation as “God’s rest.” What do you think the author of Hebrews is concerned about?
- Why do you think he keeps emphasizing the need to enter into God’s rest?