Finding Rest

I have found that most of my frustration, stress and anger has its roots down deep in my own personal pride. I get frustrated when I can’t get something accomplished, because it is humbling to admit that something is beyond my ability. Stress keeps me awake at night juggling ideas on how to deal with…

Still Waters!

Does your life feel sometimes more like a roaring waterfall than a quiet stream? Then remember that it is through the cascading circumstances of waterfalls and whitewater rapids that rivers remain clean. Impurities are removed and fresh life giving oxygen added. There at the base of the waterfall the water rests. There is the purest…

The Unique Sabbath- Final Day- Christ our Sabbath Rest

There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God;  for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. Hebrews 4:9-10 On each day of this series  we have looked carefully into the wonder of God’s Sabbath.  We have step by step drawn closer to the only one…

The Unique Sabbath – Day Five – Keeping Sabbath

Therefore the people of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, observing the Sabbath throughout their generations, as a covenant forever.  Exodus 31:16 Keep / Shamar – To hedge about (as with thorns) to guard; gen. to protect… Strong’s Hebrew/Aramaic Dictionary I remember clearly my grandmother’s small front yard. There, around the edges of that bit of…

Why the Sabbath is Unique – Day Two – Healing

 And a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to bring charges against Jesus,they asked him, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” Matthew 12:10 Understanding how we can honor the Sabbath should begin by seeing how Jesus acted on the day of rest. One thing we seem to find…