You see, the more we lament in a godly way with a godly perspective, the more we appreciate the forgiveness and redemption Jesus offers. Oddly enough, the more we mourn over sin’s devastation, the more we are comforted by God’s grace.
The Sabbath is about God resting in his creation and creation resting in God. This should guide our Sabbath activities. On the Sabbath we should do things that remind us of God’s presence with us and the rest he provides for us through his good work on our behalf.
With so many unaffiliated and adherents of non-Christian faith traditions, we see the United States the way Jesus describes the world in John 4:35: It Is White for Harvest!!