It is one of the things that makes the people unique. Where other cultures don’t have such a concept, the children of God are identified as belonging to Him because they celebrate a day of rest at the end of six days of labour. That seventh day is sacred to them. In it they ensure […]Read More Enjoy The Rest When The Work’s Complete
I love the boldness of this Psalm. I love its strong declaration. I love the promise in what it says. To flourish is a concept worthy of investing time in considering and then applying especially when you discover the source, the foundation of all true flourishing. I also love and intrigued by appropriate a Psalm […]Read More Psalm 92 – Rest, Reflect, Refresh and Replenish
It is unfortunate that quite a few people confuse rest with sleep. Of course sleep can help with rest, but there is so much more to rest than that. Sabbath rest inmy childhood days was a chore and at times a bore. It felt like punishment sometimes, such was the stringent adherence to a range […]Read More The Importance of Rest
As you know, I’ve got a lot of time for John Piper. He’s been influential in a lot of my thinking when it comes to scripture, worship and knowing God. For all that I want you to hear how he responds to the Sabbath question and think it through. It’s a talking point. For His […]Read More Talking Point: What Does The Sabbath Mean?
So Christopher, what great insights of the mind do you have to share on the blog today? Having declared once more that Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life is there more to be uttered on the matter in the usual erudite and expansive enunciation? No. This is just to say that it […]Read More Chilling and Blogging
Earlier today I blogged on Jesus being the Lord of the Sabbath. I’m sure other people have different interpretations of that claim referring to the centrality of the Sabbath being based on Him or reference to the rest inferring the final rest and not the weekly observation. More renown men than I have debated the […]Read More Sabbath Reflections
The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is lord even of the Sabbath. (Mark 2:27, 28) Miscommunication is not difficult. Something can be said and before too long its original meaning can be completely lost. When the Pharisees picked on Jesus’ disciples for corn picking on […]Read More Jesus Is … The Lord Of The Sabbath