As Christians, we hold the Ten Commandments as precious to us. Many of us can recite these life-giving boundaries or, if we think about them for a moment, could work our way through them. But why is it so easy to not take the Sabbath seriously?
While numerous lifestyles contribute to a flurried, frenetic pace of constant activity, a heart in ministry can easily become "distracted with much serving," plastering Jesus-veneer over a fear of rest.
Life gets really full and really busy, and sometimes it feels like you can’t add one more thing. But today, I challenge you to add more thing. Now, hold on, my friend. Before you grab your coffee, call me crazy, and head out the door, hear me out.
"The apostles returned to Jesus from their ministry tour and told him all they had done and taught. 31 Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apos...