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Divine Rest/Freedom through Faith in Jesus

In the book of Matthew 11:28, Jesus said "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." :29-30 He says: take my yoke, learn of me, my yoke is easier/light. To receive the rest He gives, we have to approach Him [Come unto me]. How then can we approach Him for His rest? Not physically but by Faith. Hebrews 4:1-3 explains that it is by Faith in Jesus through the gospel (because that is how faith is realised - Romans 10:17). Therefore, the rest that Jesus gives, is only gotten when we come unto Him, and we can only come unto Him through Faith in Him (total belief on His Word), as unbelief is a hindrance to that rest [Hebrews 3:18-19, 4:6] Digging deeper into the teachings of Jesus in John 8:30-32; 30 As he spake these words, many believed on him. 31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, "If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; " 32 "And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make y