Whether we are aware of it or not, our perspective and attitude towards work communicates very clearly what we believe about the Kingdom of God. That is, what the Kingdom’s purpose on the earth is, and our role within that purpose.
Here is a deep sea of bliss, a shoreless ocean of delight; come, bathe your spirit in it; swim an age, and you will find no shore; dive throughout eternity, and you will find no bottom.
It’s easy to point out problems and do nothing to help solve them. It’s far more difficult—and more vital—to put some skin in the game and really love the Church.
The truth is, there are millions of people who have figured this out – that seeking for true happiness and significance on earth is worthless.
Whether it looks like throwing on sweatpants and laying around on the couch or serving a neighbour by mowing their lawn, Sabbath takes work. When you work hard at it, your effort can fuel all the other work that you do.
My basis for believing in the Bible over other religions is my faith in God (as described in the Bible). It’s not based on naturalistic proofs.