The First day of the Week

Sunday is not the last day of the week but the first. It is not the day to collapse in exhaustion but one to celebrate the Sabbath rest we have in the Lord Jesus. No matter what we may face tomorrow God has great things in store!

It’s a Beautiful Morning —

I have always believed we still need to remember the commandment to remember the Sabbath even in this age of grace. The Sabbath is included in the law but its origins begin on the first week of creation and are a wonderful way to honor God.  I have enjoyed Carole’s posts for a few years…

On the 2nd Day He Rested

From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised  Matthew 16:21 ESV We all know what happened on that first day, that terrible and blessed day on the cross. On…

The Forgotten Commandment

We Protestants are often pointing out the second commandment but are quite short on remembering the fourth. The phrase “Protestant work ethic” has come down through the years for a reason. We are big on work but sadly short on rest. When a visitor appears in our church we often show them all the ministries…

6 Hours on the Cross

It was nine in the morning when they crucified him. Mark 15:25 NIV About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” ). …And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up…