A Diagnostic For Our True Spiritual Condition

“The Sabbath has always served as a diagnostic for the true spiritual condition of God’s people – isn’t it amazing that we could resent God’s call for us to rest and worship for a whole day?  And honoring the Sabbath, from the heart, calling it a delight even when we don’t feel that it is, can’t help but grow God’s people in the grace and knowledge of our Savior, demonstrate our distinctive identity in God’s world as his redeemed people, and build us up so that we can exert Christ’s redemptive influence everywhere we go and in all that we do throughout the week.  And God is so good that he promises to bless such faithful efforts, efforts which strain against some of our natural desires but which result in God giving us even deeper and greater desires to replace them (Isaiah 58:13-14 and Psalm 37:4).”…

Read more: http://gentlereformation.com/2016/10/12/in-this-election-cycle-remember-the-sabbath-and-the-rest-of-gods-moral-law/

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