Prayers Of Approach To Sabbath Worship

And what does the Lord require of you but to do what is right to other people, to show constant love, and to walk in humble fellowship with God. Micah 6:8 b On this Sabbath prepare your heart, mind and soul for worship with these simple prayers: Lord, empty me of this world. Lord, fix […]

The Sabbath Is A Gift From God

God has much to say about the Sabbath. He included it in His top ten list. Here He speaks through His prophet Isaiah: “Keep the Sabbath day holy. Don’t pursue your own interests on that day, but enjoy the Sabbath and speak of it with delight as the Lord’s holy day. Honor the Sabbath in […]

Do You Need God’s Sabbath?

If you believe you can be your own God, that your rights come from man or government, then move along, there is nothing to see here. If, on the other hand, you glimpse even a flash of the majesty of our Creator, or if you think there must be more than this, some meaning and […]

This Is The Day The Lord Hath Made

Remember the Sabbath day, and keep it holy. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but rested the seventh day; therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and consecrated it. Exodus 20:8, 11 NRSV As with all God’s laws, the fourth commandment is intended […]

To Will One Thing*

On this Sabbath, let us pray: Father in Heaven, what are we without You?What is all that we know, vast accumulation though it be,but a chipped fragment if we do not know You?What is all our striving,even if it could encompass a world,but a half-finished work if we do not know You?You, the One who […]

The Seventh Day

GOD: “Observe the Sabbath and keep it holy. You have six days in which to do your work, but the seventh day is a day of rest dedicated to Me. On that day no one is to work – neither you, your children, your slaves, your animals, nor the sojourner who is within your gates. […]

It Is Well With My Soul

We know these words as lyrics of the song Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing. This morning we lift them up as a simple prayer of thanksgiving and petition to our God. Pray them with me: Come Thou Fount of every blessing,Tune my heart to sing Thy grace;Streams of mercy, never ceasing,Call for songs of […]

Not On a Full Stomach

The Sabbath was created as a time of rest from creation and the work of this world.  A time to worship and reflect on things of God. Consider this as part of your Sabbath: “One should not think about the things of God when one’s stomach is full. There can be no vision of the […]