In Genesis 2:1 we learn that when God created a week, He placed a gift at the end of the week. On the seventh day, God rested, and He sanctified and blessed that day for us. He made a day where the very nature of the day is to help us rest.
That is why it is important to practice not just a day of rest, but to line up our day of rest with “the day of rest.”
Can We Trust This? What about The New Covenant?
Now that we understand why we rest on a specific day, here is proof that He loves us: in Exodus 20:8 He commands us to practice the day of rest. Why is this love? It took from Genesis 2 until Exodus 8 for it to go from an optional gift to grasp to a necessary gift to grasp. We never have to…
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