September 2, 2013

The Sabbath: A Gift?

A year ago I was in New York listening to Eugene Peterson, author of The Message, talk about how much keeping the Sabbath has transformed his life. He went so far as to say it has transformed his preaching, his […]
September 2, 2013

To – From: The Gift of the Sabbath

“The savings bank of human existence is the weekly Sabbath.”1   Okay, I know you may be irritated – confused – stunned or just plain old bored with my meddling with your Sundays, but in love – and no small […]
September 2, 2013

Lighten Up & Tighten Up: Legalism vs. Obedience

“Sabbath is that uncluttered time and space in which we can distance ourselves from our own activities enough to see what God is doing.” Eugene Peterson  After 14 weeks of seeking to understand what “Keeping the Sabbath holy” means, I […]
September 2, 2013

Self God: Surrendering the Throne of Your Life

“The Sabbath both dethrones and dignifies us.” Darrin Patrick   Last week we talked about Easter, and Jesus defeating self for us, in his Garden of Gethsemane battle. Let’s take this self issue back to our look at the Sabbath. […]

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