Chapter 4 Resources

Chapter 4 – The Fulfillment of Rest


  • Download and Complete: Chapter 4 – Bible Study Lesson
  • Pre-Read Scripture for Chapter 4: Matthew 5:16-20, Luke 4:14-22, Matthew 11:25-12:14
  • Read Rethinking Rest – Chapter 4 – “The Fulfillment of Rest”


  • Discuss Your Responses to the Chapter – Bible Study Lesson w/ Others
  • Discuss Follow-Up Questions for Chapter 4
    1. How did this chapter describe Jesus’ fulfillment of the Old Testament? Have you’ve thought about Jesus’ ministry in that way before?
    2. Was there anything new for you in the discussion about Jesus reading from the book of Isaiah in the synagogue in Nazareth?
    3. Jesus’ offer of rest was given with a “yoke analogy”. What did you learn about yokes from this chapter? 
    4. What would it look like for you to fully step under Jesus’ yoke? How could today change if He were the one in charge of that relationship?
    5. How did the author describe Jesus’ “Lord of the Sabbath” claim? Does that understanding change your idea of sabbath at all?
    6. Do you have any new thoughts or perspectives about communion as a “sign” of the New Covenant?
  • Watch Rethinking Rest Videos

Post-Lesson Resources: