Yoked with Jesus

Yoked with Jesus

Dear friends, Last Sunday here at Fairwood we talked about the command of Jesus to “Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me,” telling us that we will “find rest for our souls.” (Matthew 11:28-30) Part of what we talked about during the service was applying this concept...
Promised Sabbath Rest

Promised Sabbath Rest

Last week Pastor Bill Abram provided a wonderful e-mail on peace and rest. My thinking had been in that general direction also, so I will attempt to add on to his thoughts. Hebrews 4:2 —  “For, indeed, we have had the gospel preached to us, even as...
Rest and Be Thankful

Rest and Be Thankful

“Rest and Be Thankful” was inscribed on a rock upon the completion of an important military road in Scotland in 1750.  The site is near a mountain summit and has a panoramic view down a valley and over a lake that is surrounded by mountains.  The tranquility of the...
The Creation of the Sabbath

The Creation of the Sabbath

Quite recently I had the opportunity to talk to someone about why I felt the Sabbath was still something to honor. It wasn’t a long conversation, but it was a good chance to talk about why I don’t honor the Sabbath because I have to, but because I want to. Normally...