It’s good God rests on Sunday

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like New school year means new chances for growth Watching parents shop with their children for school supplies and clothes during last weekend’s tax-free event brought back memories. Going… read more Email the author By The Penny Hoarder Centenarians are bound to have seen a lot of changes in their lifetimes.From mule-drawn wagons to space ships. From kerosene lamps to electric lights, from running to the stream to running water. From an air-mail letter to high-speed Internet.The list could go on and on. Skip Book Nook to reopen When I was growing up, folks abided by that scripture. On the seventh day, they rested from the work they had done. Sunday was a day different from all the others. A Holy day.We woke up, got dressed and went to Sunday school and church. Between the getting up and getting dressed, a whipping was required to get me in my Sunday dress. Mama didn’t rest from that.After church, we went home for the traditional Sunday dinner, fried chicken and mashed potatoes in the winter and fried chicken and potato salad in the summer — and company, usually kinfolks, every Sunday of the year.After dinner, the children went outside to play while the grownups sat on the porch and talked, all except for the old folks. They took a nap. Published 11:00 pm Friday, August 9, 2013 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Recently, I gave thought to the changes I witnessed as I marched into the mature years.From funny books to Facebook, from soap operas to reality TV, from a man in the moon to a man on the moon. My list could go on and on. But, the one change that has most impacted the world around me is the “change in Sunday.”In any Bible, no matter what version you choose, the second verse of the second chapter of Genesis, reads: He [God] rested on the seventh day. By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… After they woke up from their naps, the older folks would usually go on a Sunday afternoon drive and look at the crops and perhaps stop and visit a neighbor. No stores were open anywhere because it was Sunday, the day of rest. Not even a place to get a cold drink of water.In the late afternoon, we would go back to church for more preaching and singing. Sometimes we had refreshments and folks always stayed around to visit. When we got home, it was time to go to bed. We were tired out from all that resting.Today, Sunday is like any other day. The shopping malls are packed, theaters are full, kids are at the ballpark instead of in Sunday school, church doors close after the morning service and families are at the Sunday buffet instead of around the family dinner table.It’s good that God rests on Sunday. Maybe He doesn’t see what His children are about. Print Article It’s good God rests on Sunday Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img