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Through the practice of rest, we spend time during the week preparing for a full day of rest, followed by a period of reflection. The practice observes the freedom of the Fourth Commandment, in which we observe a 24-hour period that includes no work, a focus on God, and enjoying the want-tos.

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Teaching Kids about Sabbath

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Parenting Q&A
Public Enemy #1

Public Enemy #1

The insidious thing that steals your joy and health—and what you can do to take back control.
Lord, Teach Us to Play

Lord, Teach Us to Play

Why our Sabbath might be missing some serious fun.
Restore Your Soul

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It's simply being obedient about two things.
A Break from Anxiety

A Break from Anxiety

The Good Shepherd offers us the peace we need.

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Our editors have compiled the best on Sabbath from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

The Gift of Rest Subscriber access only

How to embrace the blessings of the Sabbath.
Why This?
Living in Israel helped Lynne Baab discover life-giving Sabbath principles for her family.
In Today's Culture, What Does It Mean to Keep the Sabbath Holy?

In Today's Culture, What Does It Mean to Keep the Sabbath Holy? Subscriber access only

Christians aren't bound by Old-Testament Sabbath directives, but Jesus never said to forget the Sabbath completely.
Why This?
Should Christians observe Jewish Sabbath regulations? Lauren Winner, a convert from Judaism, shares her perspective.
Keepin' It Holy

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How honoring the Sabbath helps you remember what's really important
Why This?
Author Lauren Winner explores the spiritual power of observing the Sabbath as a family.

Chicken Nuggets and the Sabbath

Download the Kyria ebook, Sabbath Rest in a World of Stress, in the Nook, Kindle, or Kyria stores.
Why This?
In our modern-day world, we tend to ignore the Sabbath. Author Kelli B. Trujillo explores what we lose when we overlook the fourth commandment.

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Creating Space for God

Where, when, and how has God tapped you on the shoulder but you missed it because you were too busy or distracted to listen?

Busyness Is Not a Spiritual Gift

'Wait' is a tough word to deal with in today's busy world.

What Is Your Heart Worship?

A look at what it means to sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs.

The Light of Christmas

Lights are a hallmark of the holiday season, but they are not what will ultimately illuminate our hearts.

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Sabbath is Not a Means to More Productive Work
Thin Places

Sabbath is Not a Means to More Productive Work

It's time to stop optimizing the Lord's Day. A guest post by David Zahl.
The Jewish Roots of Christian Sabbath
Thin Places

The Jewish Roots of Christian Sabbath

In a guest post, Michelle Van Loon begins to unwrap the gift of Shabbot
Who is the Sabbath for?
Thin Places

Who is the Sabbath for?

Some thoughts on the differences in the Biblical accounts of the Sabbath commandment, and on why that matters to us now.
Morning Roundup 7/10/14
The Exchange

Morning Roundup 7/10/14

Mystery Shoppers at Church; ECPA Publishers and Homosexuality; Sabbath
The Delicious Invitation to Rest
Thin Places

The Delicious Invitation to Rest

"It's not anxiety we find in the piles of the undone..." A guest post by Jen Pollock Michel
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