Ten Rules for the Road: Rule Four

Rule No. 4

Fit Stop

  1. Discuss this thought: As important as work is for a good life; there is more to life than labor.
  2. When you hear the words “Fit Stop,” what thoughts come to your mind?
  3. What is Rule No. 4 for the Road? (Exodus 20:8-11) What does the word “remember” suggest?
  4. The FIT STOP is written into the very fabric of creation. During the first six

In days of creation, God moved from the essential elements to the more complex. For example, he filled the earth with animals on the fifth and sixth days. And then, the last thing He did on that sixth day was to create man and woman by breathing the breath of life into them. What did God do on the seventh day? (Genesis 2:2-3) Why did He do this? Did He need the rest from all the strenuous labor? Was He personally fatigued? Or, what was it He was trying to teach us?

Exodus 16:22-30 gives us a living illustration of this principle. God supplied

Manna every day for the church of Israel when they were out in the desert. What happened on the sixth day, and what were they instructed to do? In Exodus 27:16, what happened? What is the lesson for us to learn from this?

5. In the Jewish tradition, the Sabbath was practiced on what day of the week?

6. How did most Christian churches come to observe the Sabbath on Sunday?

(Colossians 2:16-23; 1 Corinthians 16:2; Galatians 4:9-11)

7.   Do you think it matters on which day one chooses to celebrate the Sabbath, as long as they                   obey the Sabbath principle in the cycle of their week?

8. What are the benefits of regularly going to a public worship service in the weekly cycle? How                    important is the spiritual fit stop in your life?

9. True or False: When things are the most stressful and demanding, we need to observe the fit                     stop all the more.

10.  What are some of the problems of observing the Sabbath in modern society?

11. How do you intend to practice the Sabbath principle?

Close with a prayer and a renewed commitment to Hebrews 10:25

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