From Creation, through Exodus, and culminating in the freedom from slavery through the fulfilment of the Law by Jesus on the cross, Sabbath or Shabbat (from Hebrew שַׁבָּת Šabat) is a day set aside for rest and worship.
We’ve been so blessed to explore and understand Shabbat intimately in our Summer series. Click here if you would like to listen to the sermons again,
2 January 2022 “I will give you rest”, Senior Pastor Andrew Chin, WIC https://youtu.be/ccGBov8aojw
9 January 2022 “Jesus is my Rest”, Reverend Stuart Cameron, CEO and Superintendent, Wesley Mission https://youtu.be/1cpw1EAWzr0
16 January 2022 “Why does God rest?”, Reverend Dr Rick Dacey, Senior Minister, Wesley Congregational Life https://youtu.be/25TJjLKJjIM
23 January 2022 “The Stop Sign”, Pastor Jeane Finnegan, WIC https://youtu.be/hFhBKz1K7rg
30 January 2022 “Daily Sabbath”, Ronit Roy, Youth Ministry Director, WIC https://youtu.be/tfLVElixQOA
As we dig deeper into this truth and gift from God, the following are some external resources which may help us contemplate how we can practise it and embrace Sabbath as a regular rhythm in our lives: