The Rights of the Land

by c-mama

When God ordained ‘a sabbath of solemn rest for the land’, it was a reiteration of the instructions given to Adam in the Garden of Eden – ‘Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it’ (Genesis 1:28). Man was intended to replenish the earth by looking after it, being its lord not its tyrant; sin has made man its tyrant (Romans 8:19). …

~Oswald Chambers, “Biblical Ethics”

Leviticus 25:1-55, Psalm 28:6-9, Proverbs 10:19-21, Mark 6:30-56