While the word for Sabbath (Hebrew: Shabbath, שַׁבָּת) doesn’t appear in Scripture until Exodus 16, Sabbath as a day of holy rest was given to us in creation as a
God brings the Israelites out of Egypt and His first course of action is to introduce the people to the rhythm of Sabbath. This rhythm shows up in the Fourth
It was before the era of Sunday shopping, devices, Netflix, and the internet. In the 1970’s our Sundays were filled with Sunday school, church, and more church. A large meal where
In a presentation to a gathering of officers Dr. Norman Raymond shared these statistics from a pastoral care consortium regarding those in all denominations of ministry. “90% work a 75 hour
Author Shelly Miller was recently introduced to me through reading a favorite blog. Her experience with Sabbath intrigued me to find out more. Here at Spiritual Life Development, we have been
Our founder, William Booth, emphasized the importance of the fourth commandment (“Remember the Sabbath Day by keeping it holy.” Exodus 20:8, NIV) in a November 1901 article in The Field Officer periodical.