As our family grew from just the two of us to a party of seven, and our jobs in church ministry grew, our Sabbath turned into just a day off. It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t rest. Just because things aren’t bad doesn’t make them right or honoring to God.
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?