“I am the Lord your God,” a common recognition formula that God often employs to instruct His people on who He is. When morning came, Moses relayed the command of the Lord to the people to take as much as they could eat, an omer, according to the number of people in each tent. Those who gathered a lot, had nothing left over, while those who gathered little had no want.
The concept of rest is woven throughout Scripture from Genesis to Revelation. As we have seen, rest punctuated God’s creation, it was created for Adam and should have been his final resting place, it was subsequently broken by the sin of this first man and his wife, and then with the arrival of Noah, we find an expectation for a return to this original rest.
Significance - God - Creation - Ordinance - Rest
It’s noteworthy that the significance of God’s creation ordinance of rest on the seventh day seems peculiarly absent from Genesis 2throughout the remainder of the book, except for the aforementioned narrative on Noah. We find no commands to observe a Sabbath day, no commands...
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