We have six days in which to labor, but God has given us one day a week to set aside for rest and to focus on Him. By not striving to provide for ourselves, this shows our trust in Him as the one who has given us our life, our every breath, our loved ones, and eternity in heaven with Him. With grateful hearts we should set aside one day to acknowledge and honor our Creator and Provider.
Isaiah 58:13 “If you turn away your foot from the Sabbath, From doing your pleasure on My holy day, And call the Sabbath a delight, The holy day of the Lord honorable, And shall honor Him, not doing your own ways, Nor finding your own pleasure, Nor speaking your own words,14 Then you shall delight yourself in the Lord; And I will cause you to ride on the high hills of the earth, And feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father. The mouth of the Lord has spoken.”