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Bible Insights

This column features insights and ideas from contributor's individual Bible study to continue to shed new light on familiar (or not so familiar) Bible stories, history, and scholarship. We also hope it will inspire readers to dig deeper into their study of the Bible and Christian Science–and to offer their insights and discoveries for publication.

Heavenly rest–here and now

From the December 2011 issue of The Christian Science Journal


I’ve been thinking about the Fourth Commandment as it relates to rest. The first chapter of Genesis notes that God rested in the completeness of His work on the seventh day of creation.