Did you ever Wonder Whatever Happened to Sunday?

In this busy angry confused world I sometimes wonder: whatever happened to Sunday.  I fondly remember walks I took with my Grandfather early on Sunday mornings. He would hold my small hand as we walked the two blocks from his house to pick up his paper at the drug store which in those times was…

On Saturday 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…

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…

Enjoying the Sabbath

In Mark’s Gospel Jesus pointed out that the opposition he was facing over what He was doing on the Sabbath was from a basic misunderstanding of the command to rest on the seventh day. The Pharisees were acting as if the 4th commandment began when Moses received it on the mountain. But in reality the…