The Sabbath

The following is an excerpt from an article by Henri Aldunate published
on the Heartbeat AT website.  At the end is a link to the complete article.

 Cease striving and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.
Psalm 46:10

For some time now there has been a burning desire to begin to articulate what God has been teaching us in an area we believe our culture and yes, even the church with a capital "C" needs to be challenged to remember.  "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy" (Exodus 20:8).  Inherent in the what of remembrance is the act of remembering itself, which we cannot take for granted.  It seems strange to say it, but we need to remember quite simply because we forget.  It is part of our human makeup to forget what we profess to know so well.  The gift of the Sabbath to Israel on Mount Sinai and later to the Church of God is the fleshing out of the heart of God's divine injunction given to us in Psalm 46:10.
Every area of life requires active remembrance.  Unless we are deliberate in our practice, our memories will atrophy.  Daily life bears this truth out.  There is no mastering an art form without "practice makes perfect."  In other words, do not forget to remember.  The most effective remedy against forgetfulness is the practice of remembrance. more...