gratitude & hoopla: Peterson on Sabbath Keeping

gratitude & hoopla

"Nothing taken for granted; everything received with gratitude; everything passed on with grace." G. K. Chesterton

26.6.06

Peterson on Sabbath Keeping

God's creation rhythms, brought to completion in the Sabbath rest commands, are reproduced in our lives through acts of worship in a structure and place and time that enable our participation. When we walk out of the place of worship we walk with fresh, recognizing eyes and a re-created, obedient heart into the world in which we are God's image participating in God's creation work. Everythinig we see, touch, feel, and taste carries within it the rhythms of "And God said . . .and it was so . . . and it was good . . ." We become adept at discerning the Jesus-signs and picking up on the Jesus-words that reveal the presence and the glory. We are more deeply at home in the creation than ever.
From Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places (p. 113)

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