My Own Sabbath

I’ve been part of some discussions on the keeping of the Sabbath lately and it has been good to think again about the entire idea.  Sabbath-keeping is NOT just an Old Testament thing, it is mentioned in the New Testament in several places and is a good study subject for individual growth. 

In short form, my own understanding of ‘sabbath’ is kind of interlinked with salvation, not relying on works, trust in God’s provision and care, and connecting to other people without worrying about my image.  I got those thoughts from Romans 8, Isaiah 58, and Hebrews 4 among other passages.  And I think you will get more out of reading those chapters than you will out of reading this……

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