Chapter 5: A Man and the Sabbath
|Written by Patrick Morley|
|Sunday, April 08 2007 19:00|
NOTE: Today we continue with the series of excerpts from my new book, A Man’s Guide to the Spiritual Disciplines. Visit our website location for numerous additional audio, video, and print resources on the Spiritual Disciplines.
Why Should We Honor the Sabbath as a Spiritual Discipline?
For some of us twenty-first-century hard-chargers, rest really requires an act of discipline. It’s not our natural response. We’re more comfortable working and involved in activity. Yet God thought it was important enough to make it one of His crucial mandates. Why should we pay attention to that? I see at least four reasons to practice the discipline of the Sabbath:
If you feel you can’t get by without working on the Sabbath, you may want to ask yourself, “Am I trusting God? If not, what am I afraid of?”
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For the glory of Christ and no other reason,
Pat Morley, Ph.D.