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By Pastor David Hall
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 

Remember the Sabbath


The apostles gathered around Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught.

He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” (Mark 6:30-31 ).

Vacation! We, Americans, love our vacations. Many of us work hard at our vacations and say, “I need a vacation from my vacation.” Vacations are a break from the routine.

Jesus knew the value of stepping away from the routine.

In the Gospel according to Mark, after the 12 followers of Jesus return from their first attempts at ministry, Jesus says it is time for them to step away. “... come away to a...

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