The Gift: What the Sabbath means to me
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The gift of the Sabbath addresses our deepest and most basic needs: rest, fellowship, belonging, spiritual nourishment, and direction. This collection of personal stories and reflections from 168 writers from around the world bids us, “Come and see.”
When God gave the Sabbath to humanity, He was modeling the best possible way of benefiting His creation. The gift of the Sabbath addresses our deepest and most basic needs: rest, fellowship, belonging, spiritual nourishment, and direction. The editors and writers of this collection of personal stories and reflections are telling us, “Come and see.”
“This book makes clear the value of a change in the hustle and bustle of life on this day that is a sanctuary in time, an island of rest in the middle of the rushing river of time.”
—Gordon Bietz, associate director of higher education, North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists
“This book is a gem that will keep you riveted from the first page.”
—Ramon J. Canals, Sabbath School and Personal Ministries director, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
“Readers will be able to see the life-changing experiences of the Sabbath through the lens of the authors.”
—Carlton P. Byrd, church administrator, pastor, television speaker
“Its presentation in the context of life stories from people of various backgrounds and cultures is simply exhilarating.”
—G. Alexander Bryant, president, North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
“Read this book and be enlightened, inspired, and blessed!”
—Derek Morris, president, Hope Channel International
“This book helps us grow in our discovery and understanding of the health and wellness benefits of the Sabbath.”
—Terry Forde, president & CEO, Adventist HealthCare, Inc.
“The beauty and power of the Sabbath truth come to life in these inspiring and practical vignettes of Sabbath experiences.”
—Doug Batchelor, president, Amazing Facts International
“This is a packed suitcase, filled with treasured revelations from around the globe.”
—Carmela Monk Crawford, editor, Message magazine
“What an inspiring book! Every writer has a unique experience with Sabbath and its wonderful blessings for each of them.”
—Linda Mei Lin Koh, director of Children’s Ministries, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists This collection has been assembled by six editors and 168 writers from 25 countries. Their reflections combine to craft a rich tapestry of faith and gratitude for God’s gift of the Sabbath.
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