Finding My “ABBA” in My Sabbath (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #12)

Finding My “ABBA” in My Sabbath (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #12)

“Stop,” ABBA says, “it’s time to heal.”[1] “Still,” ABBA says, “it’s time to hear.”[2] “Sign,” ABBA says, “that you belong to me.”[3] “Surrender,” ABBA says, “the heavy burdens and be free.”[4] “Set,” ABBA says, “your sights on hope.”[5] “Sanctified,” ABBA says, “through my Holy Spirit you shall be.”[6] “Seventh-day,” ABBA says, “within my house, b

Reasons Why I Love the Sabbath (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #11)

Reasons Why I Love the Sabbath (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #11)

Growing up I only looked forward to Sabbath to see my friends. One of my fondest memories of the Sabbath when I was younger,was my seventh birthday. I was so facinated with the idea that not only was I turning seven, but that it was also the seventh day of the week.  Thankfully, I've grown to love the Sabbath for better reasons than that. As we get

Rest from the Rat Race and Job Chase (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #10)

Rest from the Rat Race and Job Chase (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #10)

Tuesday morning was just getting started and I was already longing for Sabbath. No, I wasn’t having a stressful day at work, nor did feel a need to break from the hassle of a corporate job. It was worse than that. My mind had become a battle field in which faith was mightily fighting against despair, unbelief and discouragement. Seven months had pa

Transforming, Remembering, and Celebrating (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #5)

Transforming, Remembering, and Celebrating (What the Sabbath Means to Me, #5)

Sitting with my eyes closed during the Sabbath worship service at this past GYC (Generation. Youth. Christ. 2016) convention, I imagined myself kneeling at the feet of Almighty God. Calm and in control, He sits on the throne; the stars dot the black expanse of the universe around Him. He upholds the worlds by His great might and love. I’m kneeling