The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath

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Thomas Nelson, Mar 11, 2007 - Religion - 240 pages

Widely-acclaimed author Mark Buchanan states that what we've really lost is "the rest of God-the rest God bestows and, with it, that part of Himself we can know only through stillness." Stillness as a virtue is a foreign concept in our society, but there is wisdom in God's own rhythm of work and rest. Jesus practiced Sabbath among those who had turned it into a dismal thing, a day for murmuring and finger-wagging, and He reminded them of the day's true purpose: liberation-to heal, to feed, to rescue, to celebrate, to lavish and relish life abundant.

With this book, Buchanan reminds us of this and gives practical advice for restoring the sabbath in our lives.

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User Review  - jjvors - LibraryThing

[The Rest of God] by [[Mark Buchanan]] is perhaps the best book I've read on Sabbath keeping--and I've read a lot, having kept Sabbath for all 43 years of my Christian walk. Mr. Buchanan, a pastor ... Read full review

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Mark Buchanan is definitely a good writer, creatively weaving stories, anecdotes and scripture references throughout his prose. There were aspects of his book, however, that left me more puzzled than ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Mark Buchanan is a professor and award-winning author. He and his wife, Cheryl, live in Cochrane, Alberta. He is the author of eight books, including Your God Is Too Safe, The Rest of God, and Spiritual Rhythm.

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