Happy Sabbath Day! What? Why? How? Just because it is, well, wonderful!
- The word “sabbath” means – a day of religious observance and abstinence from work
- It is kept by Jewish people from Friday evening to Saturday evening
- It is kept by most Christians on Sunday
- Keeping it “holy” can mean – doing something special to remember God
- A time to remember to say prayers
- A time to help other people
Homeschoolers/Educators/Parents: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: Sabbath Day. List three ways you can do something special on the Sabbath Day. Put these words in alphabetical order: Sabbath, day, Sunday, prayers, remember, God, help, others. Write and say the word “Sabbath” three times so you can learn how to pronounce it and spell it. Read your favorite Bible story (like The Good Samaritan) that teaches how to help others in Learning to Read: New Testament Stories (available in paperback on Amazon, audiobook, and Kindle.) Share your favorite story with a friend. Write down each person’s name that you want to pray for on a separate piece of paper. Hang it up or put it somewhere you can easily find it. Find a quiet place. Say a special prayer today for them. (Skills: identify, comprehend, apply, creativity, compassion)