Labor to Rest? B. Keith Chadwell; updated 2017 For he that is entered into His rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, (His rest) lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. (from; Hebrews, chapter four)
I have long been convinced that entering into “that rest”, “in one accord”, is imperative to the “perfection of the Saints”.
“Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.”
That is; “Perfection” being the fullest manifestation of “Christ in us”. Or, said another way; “Perfection” … the full manifestation or appearing of Christ in us that is set before us in so many ways in scripture. The “Perfection” that is the fullness of what Paul spoke of in 1 Corinthians 13 as he set before us the goal or point aimed at which we Christians have seen and do see but, generally, not very clearly: