If you had to choose one of these 7 glasses, which are all exactly the same, which one would you choose?
I guess it wouldn’t really matter, would it? All these glasses hold water, grape juice, lemonade, hot chocolate or anything else you want to drink just as well as the other.
But what if I put a special blessing in one of the glasses by putting a $50 bill in it? Which one would you choose now?
Of course you’d pick the one with the money in it, right? It would be silly to pick one of the others and think that it would be just as valuable, right?
Now, what if someone told you that it didn’t really matter which glass you choose because they’re all the same. If you believed him and picked the first one and believed with all your heart that it had the money in it would the money really be there? No! Because I only blessed the seventh glass with the money. Believing something doesn’t make it happen, does it?
Well, did you know that God made seven things that are just the same? Yep, He made seven days in the week and their all the same–24 hours each! But wait, God blessed one of those days with something even more special than the $50 bill that I blessed the seventh glass with–He made it a holy day for us to spend time with Him and other Christians! See lets read about it:
“Remember to keep the Sabbath holy. Work and get everything done during six days each week, but the seventh day is a day of rest to honor the Lord your God. On that day no one may do any work…. The reason is that in six days the Lord made everything—the sky, the earth, the sea, and everything in them. On the seventh day he rested. So the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.”–Exodus 20:7-12 (New Century Version)
So, God made seven days in a week. But He specially blessed the 7th day, Saturday. To think that all seven days are the same when God put a special blessing into seventh day, is as silly as taking a glass without any money in it and thinking it has some in it! It’s just plain silly. So lets remember that God’s special day is Saturday and worship Him on that day!
Wanna learn more about the Sabbath?
Here’s a video about the Sabbath. Click here!
To read more about the Sabbath Click here. (Your parents may enjoy this site more than you.)
Guide Magazine has some ideas of neat activities to do on God;s specially blessed day. Click here.
P.S. Thanks to Amazing Facts’ kids Bible lessons for the inspiration for this post. You can get those lessons here.