“The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath” – Mark 2:27
What is a Sabbath? Is it a list of do’s and don’ts? I’m not allowed shopping, but what if I ran out of (soy) milk? (I’m lactose intolerant) What if I enjoy a cup of French Pressed coffee? Is that “too much” work?
More importantly, what role does a Sabbath have in my busy world? God made the world in six days; on the seventh, he rested. I’m better than God. I don’t need rest. I had just started my own business. I have mountains of work to do, and a list of over-due tasks that gives me anxiety to just see them.
However, I have discovered, that a Sabbath is not about me. It’s about worshiping God. Continue reading “I can buy bread, but not milk”