😎🐫🎤 Christ’s peace and presence be with you. Last Thursday as we were driving home, Brian and I had a discussion about God resting on the 7th day and what that might look like for the Holy Trinity. So, what would that really look like? Does God resting mean He did absolutely nothing for a day? Well, let’s back this up a bit more. We know God’s timing and our timing aren’t always the same, but do you think God’s definition of time and our definition of time are the same? 60 seconds in a minute. 60 minutes in an hour. 24 hours in a day. 365 days in a year.
Okay, back to the idea of God resting on the 7th day. What would happen if God did absolutely nothing for 24 hours? Would the sun still shine and the moon light the night? Would plants grow and the tides move? Would your heart continue to pump and your lungs draw breaths? Did Satan have free reign to invoke destruction of souls, while God rested? Maybe that explains Eve and Adam’s original sin. In all of eternity did God (Father, Son, and Spirit) only rest on that one day? Maybe after the whole original sin incident, God decided He couldn’t afford to take another day of rest. Maybe Father, Son, and Spirit set up shifts to ensure every second of time is covered by at least one or more of them, which could then allow for each of them to have a full day of rest each week, knowing that the other two have everything in control.
So, what about you? What does your sabbath look like? When you rest, do you spend some of your time resting in the Lord. How do you feel when you rest in Him? How about when you don’t allow yourself time to spend with Him, how do you feel then?
We are all different. We have different work and family habits and responsibilities. We all waste time in one way or another. But no matter what day or time we decide to reach out to Him, God always makes Himself available to us. There is no one else in this world that will do that for you. I encourage you to make a commitment to yourself to consistently seek God. Don’t keep putting Him off. Again, we are all different, so you need to come up with what will work best for you. Don’t judge yourself compared to what others are doing. Your relationship with God is about you and Him.
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