The Still, Small Voice: Sabbath Meditation

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1 Kings 19

11 And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake12 And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.13 And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entering in of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What doest thou here, Elijah?

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The Sabbath Day: Why It’s So Special

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Exodus 20:8

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

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God created the weekly Sabbath Day to rest from toil as He did following creation to experience His full presence, holiness, and special time with Him. The 7th Day Sabbath was from the beginning before any “race” of peoples and even prior to His 10 Commandments in written form. God wanted His creation, particularly His cherished human beings, to meet with Him at His dedicated time/day each week to remain intimate with Him and not forget what He purposed for mankind originally in the Garden:

Genesis 2:2-3

And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and…

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