2015
Sabbath day
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“Sabbath day,” Liahona, August 2015, 8

Doctrinal Highlight

A Sacred Sabbath

Sacrament meetings

“How do we hallow the Sabbath day? In my much younger years, I studied the work of others who had compiled lists of thing to do and things not to do on the Sabbath. It wasn’t until later that I learned from the scriptures that my conduct and my attitude on the Sabbath constituted a sign between me and my Heavenly Father. With that understanding, I no longer needed lists of dos and don’ts. When I had to make a decision whether or not an activity was appropriate for the Sabbath, I simply asked myself, ‘What sign do I want to give to God?’ That question made my choices about the Sabbath day crystal clear. …

“Faith in God engenders a love for the Sabbath; faith in the Sabbath engenders a love for God. A sacred Sabbath truly is a delight.”