Tag: Sabbath

January 2 – Hebrews 4:1-13

ShareHebrews 4:1-13 Having chronic fatigue, I can definitely relate to rest.  It makes me tired just to think about it.  And yet what a heavenly concept! Unfortunately, we are a culture and a people who can find no rest. Despite having more leisure than most people have had and despite having labor-saving devices, our lives […]

January 2, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Monday of Trinity 17 – Matthew 12:1-13

ShareMatthew 12:1-13 What are we to do with the Sabbath?  Jesus actually has some things to say about the Sabbath, although He teaches about it mostly indirectly. This is a question that has vexed Christians for 2000 years.  At one extreme, Christians have insisted that there is just about nothing we can do on the […]

October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of the 3rd Sunday after the Epiphany – John 5:16-29

ShareJohn 5:16-29 Life and death hang in the balance in this passage. It seems odd, even bizarre to the point of belonging in a Ripley’s Believe it or Not Odditorium somewhere, that life and death would arise in such a way. In the beginning of John 5, Jesus heals a man who had had an […]

January 27, 2014 | 2 Comments More

January 2 – Hebrews 4:1-13

Share Hebrews 4:1-13 Having chronic fatigue, I can definitely relate to rest.  It makes me tired just to think about it.  And yet what a heavenly concept! Unfortunately, we are a culture and a people who can find no rest. Despite having more leisure than most people have had and despite having labor-saving devices, our […]

January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Monday of Trinity 17 – Matthew 12:1-13

ShareMatthew 12:1-13 What are we to do with the Sabbath?  Jesus actually has some things to say about the Sabbath, although He teaches about it mostly indirectly. This is a question that has vexed Christians for 2000 years.  At one extreme, Christians have insisted that there is just about nothing we can do on the […]

September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments More