Are You Making the Most of Your Sabbath?


As many of you have probably seen, I don’t post on Sundays. This is not a personal conviction, but more of a matter of convenience. Sunday is my one day of true rest, a day of no school. But, because this isn’t a matter of conviction, I would, under the right circumstances, post on a Sunday.

However, God’s word is pretty clear on this subject. When a new Christian begins to read the Bible, they often start in Genesis. There, while reading the Creation story, one of the first things that stands out is God’s day of rest. Genesis 2:1-3 gives the account of this story.

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.

Some people read this verse and take it too far. They claim that the Sabbath day is so holy, we shouldn’t do an ounce of work on that particular day. The Rabbis of old, for example, mistakenly believed this. So, instead of reading into this too much, we must instead think about it in a realistic way.

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