Gifted with the Sabbath- Tremendously Gifted

Gifted, that is the word that best describes those who remember. “Remember the Sabbath to keep it holy.”  Exodus 20:8; Deuteronomy 5:15 It is time set apart to draw close to God with few interruptions. A time to speak, a time to listen, a time that has been blessed by God. This is the gift of the Sabbath.   Try to imagine dedicating a  full day…

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Sabbath Conversation (why I remember the Sabbath)

A friend wondered why I kept the Sabbath on Saturday, and what I did in keeping it. The fourth commandment, “Remember the Sabbath, to keep it holy,” (Exodus 20:8) was given to the tribes of Israel.   Although I am not Jewish, from time to time I will write or say “shalom.”  I love the meaning…

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The Sabbath Rest Brings Clairity of Mind (another conversation)

Passing by on a Sabbath drive down a country road we saw these beasts lying by the side. I missed the Sabbath symbolism until now. We need to refresh our troubled mind by resting from the distractions of six days of normal life. That’s why the Lord gave us the forth commandment. To intentionally dedicate…

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