In the Old Testament, faith is rarely mentioned. The word trust is used frequently, and verbs like believe and rely are used to express the right attitude to God. (Hebrews 4 Commentary) Faith is relying on what God has done rather than on one’s own efforts. These two terms are … NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: HEBREWS 4:1-13 1 Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it. The Word of God can probe us like a surgeon’s expert scalpel, cutting away what needs to be cut and keeping what needs to be kept (Hebrews 4:12). The Word of God is the Christian’s source of spiritual growth ( 1 Peter 2:2 and 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 ). Verse 4 For he hath said somewhere of the seventh day on this wise, And God rested on the seventh day from all his works. xxv. ÷HEBREWS 4:1-13. Study Hebrews 4 using B. W. Johnson’s Bible Commentary to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. 2 For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as they also; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it was not united by faith in those who heard. The inner man is described by both the terms spirit (Acts 7:59, Matthew 26:41, John 4:23-24) and soul (1 Peter 2:11, Hebrews 6:19, Hebrews 10:39).