Is God resting, and if he is, when will he awake?


Genesis 2:3

ESV - 3 So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
Humans require sleep, but God does not. God never sleeps (Psalm 121:4). The statement of God resting on the seventh day of creation does not imply a state of unconsciousness. It means that God had finished the creative work of the first six days described in Genesis 1; and ceased (or rested) from that work (but not from consciousness or awareness) on the seventh day as a model for the ratio between rest and work by humans for their benefit.

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