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Mark 2:27-28 Then [Jesus] said to them, “The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath; so the Son of Man is lord even of the sabbath.”
Jesus heals and eats and speaks and walks with and works for others even on the sabbath. In a very real way, Jesus shows us that the sabbath is also about being with and for others as with God. Jesus makes it clear that living out the values of the upside-down kingdom should guide us—no matter what day it is on the calendar.
MOVING FORWARD: How do you typically spend your day of rest? Is this working for you?