Here is the sermon skeleton of my message yesterday on the fourth commandment:

Title: “Making Time for God”

Text: Exodus 20:8-11

Series: The Ten Commandments Today

Theme: Sanctifying time for God

Point: If you are too busy for God, you are too busy!


I. The Principle of the Sabbath

A. It is a call to worship.

B. It is a call to labor.

C. It is a call to rest.

1. A personal call to rest

2. A communal call to rest

3. A spiritual call to rest

II. The Prescription of the Sabbath

A. The place of the law

B. The problem of legalism

III. The Practice of the Sabbath

A. Private devotions

B. Corporate worship