The fourth commandment tells us to
“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Ex 20:8). While we are not bound
by the restrictions of Mosaic law concerning the Sabbath, we still need to set
apart this day.
We know that we are to refrain
from work on the Sabbath and spend time worshipping God, but is that all we
need to do? What else does the Bible say about this day?
The theme articles look at the
Sabbath and what it means for us—the history behind this day, what attitude we
should have, what we should do on the Sabbath, and its place in our faith and
In the midst of our busy lives, when
we dedicate the seventh day of the week to God we will find rest and