21 May God for the Rest of Us Pt. 4
In this series, we’re addressing the pervasive feeling or thought in our culture that God isn’t for us. That he doesn’t love us or want us.
In fact, the opposite is true. Jesus told his followers that he came for all people – and he even makes a specific point of saying that he came for those who are “othered,” forgotten, struggle with addiction, etc.
During this teaching, we talk about how God is for the tired, leaning into what Jesus taught about the Sabbath – how the Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. This teaching came with a challenge to intentionally pursue a day of rest, and to listen to this command we tend to take as a suggestion.