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. […]

Shabbat Shalom

Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it Holy, as the Lord your God has commanded you. You have six days each week for your ordinary work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath day of rest dedicated to the Lord your God. Deutronomy 5:12-14a NLT We do not rest on the Sabbath so we can […]

Obedience, The Sabbath Version

God is not interested in your offerings or superficial piousness. He is interested in your obedience. That includes observing the Sabbath (Shabbat). We are commanded not only to remember the Sabbath but to keep it holy (Exodus 20:8). Shabbat is not merely a day of rest. The ritual of observing the Sabbath is God honoring […]

It’s Friday

Shabbat Shalom. In the Judeo-Christian belief, the fourth commandment (in the original telling at Exodus 20:8) reads: Remember the Sabbath day, and keep it holy. (NRSV) Or in the retelling at Deutronomy 5:12-14: Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the Lord your God has commanded you. You have six days each week […]