God’s Finished Work Gives Us Rest

“God’s work of creation was perfect and complete. Nothing was lacking, missing or needed altering. In the very same way, His work of redemption through Christ is perfect and complete. On the cross, Jesus fully paid for sins and perfectly satisfied the Father’s wrath. In Him, all true Christian believers have perfect, complete and eternal salvation.” – Pastor Glem Melo

New Hope

By Pastor Glem Melo

We read this in Genesis 2:1-3:

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. 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.

God’s rest on the seventh day of creation teaches us that His work was perfect and complete. Nothing was lacking, missing or needed altering. Therefore, life for Adam and Eve before the fall was that of completeness, rest and celebration.

Slide1In the same way, the Bible also teaches us that God’s work of redemption (re-creation of His fallen creatures) through Christ is perfect and complete. Jesus said, “It is finished” (tetelestai, paid…

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About New Hope

We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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