Again, it is to be able to spend as much of the day drawing nearer to God.
We have none too many hours to become more like Jesus.
like Him. That’s why the Bible calls Friday the “preparation” day.
Wasting the day away in doing things that might have been done earlier, or later, is to fritter away the opportunities God has given us to become more
Luke 23:54 “And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.”
We are to do our baking and boiling and cleaning and food preparing before the Sabbath, so we may enjoy all the blessings of the Sabbath that God has given us.
We are also to do our shopping before the Sabbath as well… Nehemiah 10:31 “And if the people of the land bring ware or any victuals on
the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it of them on the Sabbath…” We are not to shop or buy or sell on God’s holy day.
This is why we don’t go out to eat on the Sabbath day.
We do not spend money, do any shopping or even use our credit cards online on God’s holy day.
And as has been the reasoning from the beginning… all of these things are not to make it hard on us, but to make it easier for us to be with Him.
us, what He is now doing for us, and to open our eyes and see all the glories of our Maker.
This time is needed for each one of us to focus on the Lord, what He did for
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