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…

God’s Unique Sabbath – Day Six : Lord of the Sabbath

So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” Mark 2:28 This interesting story about Jesus and the disciples walking through the corn or wheat fields is recorded in three of the four gospels. Though we may have never once heard a message preached from these verses, Matthew, Mark and Luke each considered it so…

The Unique Sabbath – Day Four- The Delight

If you turn back your foot from the Sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight… Isaiah 58:13 It was more than forty years ago and we had driven through the night out of Nevada, through Lake Tahoe and then gently descended into the area surrounding Sacramento California. Of…

What Ever Happened to Sunday? Part 2

There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God Hebrews 4:9 For some of us, when we hear about observing the Sabbath we conjure up a black and white photograph of  people sitting around, dressed in suits and staring blankly off into space. But when God rested on His special day after finishing all…