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What does the Bible say about rest and relaxation?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
"Rest" is defined as "peace, ease or refreshment." "Relax" means "to become loose or less firm, to have a milder manner, to be less stiff." The Bible speaks quite highly of rest. It is a repeated t...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Stringio Bruce Morgan
Rest was built into the Jewish calendar by God as part of their week, their seasons, their years and their centuries:
Exodus 23:12 Work six days, rest on the seventh.
Exodus 23:14-17 Three yearly Festivals: Unleavened Bread, Harvest First Fruits and Ingathering.
Leviticus 25:1-7 Sabbath Year: every seventh year
Leviticus 25:8-12 The Jubilee Year: the year after seven times of Sabbath Years = 50th year

December 14 2014 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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