by Whaid Guscott Rose
“God is a Sabbath-keeper. On the seventh day of Creation week, He rested from His labors (Genesis 2:2, 3). God did not rest because He was tired. The work of creation caused Him little sweat; He simply spoke, and it was done. Rather, God kept Sabbath to highlight the weekly rhythm of work and rest.
Looking down through history, He saw a restless twenty-first century culture in desperate need of pause at the end of a busy week, so He rested as our example.
But more than just for physical benefits, God set the seventh day apart as a memorial of creation. The Sabbath says no to evolution and atheism. It reminds us that everything began with God and that out of love, not necessity, He created us. The Sabbath provides a weekly twenty-four hour time completely set aside to focus on our Creator…”
(This article is an excerpt from the Sept-Oct 2008 edition of The Sabbath Sentinel)
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