Christian Living

Honoring God with our Time

Do we honor God with our time? Do we honor the commandment to work six days and rest one? Most Christians worship on Sunday; others keep Saturday as the Sabbath. Whichever one we recognize, do we honor God with it, putting our work aside and resting in Him? We are reminded of the importance of “not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching”? (Hebrews 10:25 NIV) We are to honor God with all we are and have. Anything less is unworthy of so great a Savior as we have!

The Bible tells me so

“Remember to observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. You have six days each week for your ordinary work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath day of rest dedicated to the LORD your God. On that day no one in your household may do any work. This includes you, your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, your livestock, and any foreigners living among you.For in six days the LORD made the heavens, the earth, the sea, and everything in them; but on the seventh day he rested. That is why the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and set it apart as holy.” Exodus 20:8-11 NLT

“So if you ignore the least commandment and teach others to do the same, you will be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. But anyone who obeys God’s laws and teaches them will be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven. But I warn you—unless your righteousness is better than the righteousness of the teachers of religious law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven!” Matthew 5:19-20 NLT