Biblical Sabbath Day Truths, Benefits & its Calendar: It’s not Saturday or Sunday

*Introduction: The Biblical Sabbath, God’s seventh day established for our benefit
This book on the biblical Sabbath day  is a direct companion to a related one I wrote on fasting. It is titled, All Fasting Principles: Biblical Purpose, Prayer, Power, Price, Precautions, etc.

The fasting book covers on major fasting principles while this one focuses on matters on the major purpose of the biblical Sabbath day in our Christian lives. Just as fasting is a spiritual mystery, the biblical Sabbath is not any less. Just as the mystery of fasting has many benefits God put in it, the biblical Sabbath has many benefits that are not worth ignoring.

Biblical fasting is personal abstinence from food (completely or partially) for spiritual reasons. A biblical Sabbath day is personal abstinence from secular work for spiritual reasons on a seventh day of a biblical calendar. Fasting and Sabbaths have similarities of being forms of abstinence from secular human needs.

No matter how pure our human needs of whether food or secular work God wants us to occasionally abstain from them. There are so many advantages he put to benefit us when we obey to apply occasional abstinence from them. The wisdom of God is way beyond our limited minds. It takes spiritual discernment to see the true value in these disciplines. Otherwise the natural mind looks at them like a punishment, than as spiritual laws intended for our benefit.

“The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned,” 1 Corinthians 2:14

Biblical fasting can be done at any point in time that a Christian is able to and as often as preferring to. Biblical Sabbaths don’t give us this freedom that fasting has. They can only be done as prescribed by God for them to qualify as Sabbaths. They have to fit with his calendar, not man’s calendar. We can’t just pick any seventh day, nor can we just accept a seventh day on a calendar that is different from God’s calendar. This is the part that has been neglected for most of church history after God’s calendar was replaced by a very different man-made calendar system which we use today.

Thankfully the bible has plenty of information for us to easily restore God’s calendar and be able to observe Sabbaths in alignment with his prescribed schedules. In these end times God is restoring his prescribed schedules for observing the Sabbath. This book will show why observing the Sabbath in its true biblical context is important for the times we live in.

This seventh day rest law is part of the Ten Commandments. Our Lord Jesus, his disciples, the apostles and all early church Christians observed the Sabbath day. They observed it in its rightful context than in the legalistic way it had turned into during their time. This will be covered in detail in chapters ahead.

What this book is mainly about and what it is not about
Here are summarized areas, then an elaboration follows for each area:
† 1) Sabbaths are for our benefit in this life, not for heaven entry.
† 2) Biblical Sabbaths can be observed by anyone from any church.
† 3) Biblical Sabbaths synchronize with God’s lunar calendar ONLY.
† 4) Learning God’s calendar to observe biblical Sabbaths is very easy.
† 5) Humility, a key for avoiding a Sabbath judgmental mentality.
† 6) The biblical Sabbath was not abolished and its benefits make it worth applying, particularly in these extraordinary times we’re in.
† 7) Let’s join and unite in enlarging the reformation movement of restoring the biblical Sabbath for the sake of the end-time body of Christ.

1) Sabbaths are for our benefit in this life, not for heaven entry
This book is firstly about the Sabbath day being a commandment God gave us to apply for our benefit. Its principles are still for our application as Christians today. His Sabbath principles are not as a ticket to heaven but for the purposes God established it to work for us in our present lives.

What God removed from the Sabbath day commandment was its condemnation against us if we fail to obey it. However its purpose, its power, and its relevance for our present lives still remains. Observing the Sabbath day is similar to fulfilling other disciplines that empower us to live overcoming Christian lives. These include occasional fasting and living generous lifestyles. None of these disciplines are tickets to heaven. However they immensely benefit our present lives when we apply them appropriately. So does observing the biblical seventh day, the biblical Sabbath day.

Thus the book is not about making claims that observing the Sabbath day secures our entry into heaven. The contextual relevance of the Sabbath to us Christians concerns matters for this life. Wise is he/she who after learning the Sabbath’s importance then proceeds to apply God’s instructions for fulfilling it. Observing the biblical Sabbath day can make a huge difference on matters in one’s present day life: spiritually, materially, socially, physiologically, and so on. All these areas will be covered ahead.

As for salvation that’s another realm of God’s provision that we ought not to claim as being based on observing the Sabbath. Salvation is by God’s grace and our acceptance of the salvation gift by striving to live worthy lives in God’s eyes. God will judge our lives on Judgment Day according to the measure of grace given to each of us and how we applied ourselves with that measure of grace. It won’t be based on how many Sabbath days we adequately observed.

“We must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad,” 2 Corinthians 5:10.

2) Biblical Sabbaths can be observed by anyone from any church
Secondly, this book is not about changing churches in order to observe the Sabbath day. There can be many valid reasons for deciding to change churches and this is not one of them.
For example, a valid reason could be seeking a church that passionately strives for a closer walk with God and one that challenges members to play their part in their lives. Thus in such a context a Christian is appropriately looking for green pastures.

There are some dependency churches where the pastor is like the big daddy who members run to for prayers and attention for even minor matters. A dependency church is like a Sunday school (a school for children). Then there are some empowerment churches where the pastor is like the big leader who teaches and inspires members to passionately strive to play their part for birthing God’s promises upon their lives.

The empowerment church is certainly better than the dependency church. An empowerment church is like a seminary or bible university. At the empowerment church you learn God’s principles for overcoming battles in this life. You are also challenged to do your own personal study from relevant books, sermons, articles, websites, and so on. At the dependency church it is the church that takes center stage for spiritual growth and identity. Loyalty and obedience to the church’s programs and activities is more important than cultivating a personal walk with God. And so on.

Scenarios like the one above have valid reasons for changing churches. There are no valid reasons when doing it because of seeking to observe biblical Sabbath days. The commandment on observing the Sabbath day has nothing to do with going to church on a particular day. This is good news particularly for us in these extraordinary times. Otherwise we would have very few chances of observing the Sabbath on its true biblical calendar. Most of us would not be able to make it to church because the biblical Sabbath day happens to fall on a working day on our secular calendar. Most biblical Sabbaths fall on days we do not ordinarily congregate based on our secular calendars.

Thus it’s good news that the Sabbath day commandment does not say “thou shalt assemble together on the Sabbath in order to fulfill the Sabbath instructions.” A Christian can fulfill God’s instructions on observing the Sabbath without going for church assembly on the biblical Sabbath day itself. Instructions on observing the Sabbath evolve around two requirements: 1) complete rest, and 2) making the day holy. If this sounds confusing to you it’ll become crystal clear after reading this book.

3) Biblical Sabbaths synchronize with God’s lunar calendar ONLY
The third point about this book is connected to the matter shared above. It’s that the biblical Sabbath day was established to work only on God’s calendar. It is a lunar calendar, based on phases of the moon in each month. Throughout the bible we see no change to this calendar. The dates and moon alignments are all matching whenever the Sabbath’s timing is covered. God’s calendar is a holy calendar who’s value is primarily connected to observing the Sabbath.

The calendar we now use, almost worldwide, is a man-made calendar. It is a solar calendar, based on the sun. The months are arbitrary, with no regard to moon phases. The Sabbath day cannot work on this calendar because its months do not match with moon phases that the biblical calendar provides. A defined seventh day on the man-made calendar often turns out not to be a seventh day on God’s calendar.

Thus even if the man-made calendar has seven days each week it does not mean it’s applicable when observing the Sabbath in it’s biblical context. For those that justify that this man-made calendar is applicable to observing the Sabbath then there’s no calendar restriction we can align with the Sabbath. Anyone can set up his own schedule of working six days then resting on the seventh. It can be on whatever that seventh day turns it out to occur on his calendar schedule. Freedom of choice on calendar setting.

Those that deny the central importance of the biblical calendar are basically saying there is no fixed seventh day to observe it. The man-made calendar we have today does not have any scriptural authority to replace the biblical calendar for the Sabbath day. Even if some saintly Christians gave it a blessing their opinion is not binding upon every Christian. Actually from what we know in history is that this secular calendar had the blessings of unsaintly Christians, if at all they were Christians. The top leadership of the Catholic Church made many compromises and polluted Christianity with many pagan beliefs, including adopting a calendar that is not compatible with our biblical calendar.

It is worth using our biblical calendar when observing the Sabbath day. Says Michael Rood: “Has the western Gentile Christian world forsaken God’s calendar? We are living in the Creator’s universe. The world in which we live is synchronized to His calendar and His time clock. Whether we recognize it or not makes no difference. The Almighty does not spin the world around what we do or do not understand.

“The Creator’s reckoning of time is clearly detailed in the first scroll of the Hebrew Scriptures (the Old Testament). Yet, the western Gentile Christian world has forsaken God’s calendar. Instead, it has adopted a pagan reckoning of time in which every day of the week and month of the year is named after a pagan god or fallen angel. Days, weeks, months, and years all begin at completely fictitious points in time. Those raised within the western paradigm have no idea what time (day) it is… Heaven is restoring that which was lost. We no longer need to be ignorant of His times and seasons,” Michael Rood, ‘Biblical Hebrew Calendar.’ Rood makes a good point here, though I dot not concur with some of his ministry’s Jewish rooted teachings.

The chapters ahead cover in detail on God’s calendar system. God’s calendar was made for observing the Sabbath day based on his clock of his creation. He chose the moon which has a month’s full cycle of its phases. The Sabbath day is not based on man’s opinion in changing of times and calendar system.

Thus the biblical Sabbath day is determined by God’s biblical calendar (Jewish or Hebrew calendar). It is not on a Saturday or on a Sunday of a man-made calendar. We are free to have church assembly on any day whether Saturday, Sunday, or any day. When it comes to observing the Sabbath we are not free to pick any day of any calendar and make it a Sabbath just because that calendar says it’s a seventh day.  God’s biblical Sabbath day has to correspond with his calendar schedule.

4) Learning God’s calendar to observe biblical Sabbaths is very easy
The fourth purpose of this book is showing what God’s lunar calendar is in a clear way. Learning God’s lunar calendar to observe Biblical Sabbaths is very easy. This calendar maybe referred to by various interchangeable names: Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar, biblical calendar, God’s calendar and God’s lunar calendar.

If any reader ends up to still find learning the biblical calendar difficult please feel free to email me. I’ll use your input to update the book so that I make it as clear as possible to any reader. You can email me at through the contact page at JesusWork.com or to my personal email which is shared at the end of this introduction.

Please share in detail how and why it’s still difficult to understand it. To just write “I don’t understand,” won’t help me to work on areas that you find difficult to understand. Please allow your helpful feedback to be a one-way communication since due to floods of emails it’s beyond the time I can afford to respond to all emails. Thanks in advance.

I’ve taken the extra time to try to make learning the biblical calendar as easy as possible because most books I’ve read leave this homework to the reader. These books are anointed and have highly researched content by the authors. It’s only that they do not elaborate the biblical calendar in a clear way for every reader. By the time an average reader finishes such books he/she understands the central role of the biblical calendar for observing the Sabbath. However the reader is unable to understand what this biblical calendar really is.

Many books explain it in a way that only those who’re already familiar with the lunar calendar can understand it. The rest who have no clue on what a lunar calendar is end up being stuck with information they can’t put into practice. So I hope this book fills that information gap – the missing link that can help everyone to understand and apply God’s calendar for observing the biblical Sabbath day.

5) Humility, a key for avoiding a Sabbath judgmental mentality
The fifth objective of this book is to help avoiding a Sabbath judgmental mentality. A Sabbath judgmental Christian is the one who uses the Sabbath to measure the spiritual worth of others. Christians who don’t observe it or have nor regard for it are automatically downgraded as either inferior Christians or completely lost and condemned by God.

As you can see a Christian with such an elitist mentality in regard to observing the Sabbath is an empty shell. He has nothing inside him in terms of character and walking in humility. The judgmental mentality creates a false sense of assurance that a person is more esteemed by God just by observing the Sabbath day. A false sense of assurance plus a false sense of superiority (spiritual elitism) against those who do not observe it.

Such a Christian is more deceived than he was before he started observing the Sabbath. He is also less humble, and with a wrong heart towards fellow Christians in the body of Christ. What a waste of observing the Sabbath this is.

May this never happen to anyone reading this book. I’ve shared these matters right at the beginning of this book to avoid any chance of misleading anyone from making any wrong perceptions. I’ll be repeating some of these points just to remove any loopholes of ambiguity. Observing the Sabbath is a much needed command for us to obey. It’s loaded with God’s benefits for our lives.  However its value is when it’s done in its scriptural context and with a lot of humility.
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,” Philippians 2:3 (NIV).

“This is the one I esteem (approve of or value highly): he who is humble and contrite in spirit, and trembles at my word,” Isaiah 66:2 (God speaking).

6) The biblical Sabbath was not abolished and its benefits make it worth applying, particularly in these extraordinary times we’re in
The sixth purpose of this book is to help my once fellow Sabbath deniers. I’ve been a Sabbath day denier all my Christian life. This only changed in 2014 as I turn 40 in this year. It’s like my 40 year wilderness ended. Ok I’m just joking on this wilderness part. God has blessed my Christian journey in more ways than I could have ever imagined. Adding the biblical Sabbath principles will be like icing on a cake. The big cake is his salvation gift that no works can buy.

Sabbath day deniers are right on one part and wrong on another part. They are right that the Sabbath day is not our ticket to heaven. A Christian is not doomed to go to hell just because he denies the Sabbath day has any value for Christians.

In addition, a Christian’s walk with God cannot be measured based on whether or not a believer observes the Sabbath day. There are many factors that determine one’s walk with God. One small factor alone cannot be the sole determinant. This is easy to understand for Sabbath deniers than it is for those who’ve been taught in Sabbath keeping denominations.

This is because most Sabbath keeping denominations make this commandment so eternally severe that those who deny its worth are spiritual law breakers worthy of going to hell. As important as the Sabbath is for our lives in this present lifetime it is not important enough to determine our entry into heaven. This point is repeated quite often to make it crystal clear.

Where Sabbath deniers are wrong is that the Sabbath has no value to us in this lifetime. Secondly they are wrong that the biblical Sabbath was abolished by Jesus. Thirdly they are wrong that somehow the New Testament forbids the Sabbath commandment from being observed. More will be covered on these false scriptural claims in chapters ahead.

In passages where the Sabbath day is being addressed in its negative areas by Jesus or by the apostles was to seek to change these areas, than to cancel the Sabbath. These negative areas of observing it were legalistic, prideful, for showoff, and for being judgmental on others. We have some elements of this even in our times among some Christians who observe it. Surely God does not want to be worshipped in this way.

The apostles were quick to address the negative areas that can potentially arise from observing it. They also were quick to be clear on were we stand as Christians. Our salvation does not come from observing the Sabbath or any outward works. Yet it doesn’t mean these works are useless for us just because we have been graciously saved by receiving Jesus as our Lord and Savior. We still have to spiritually fight battles in this life. God gave us principles or spiritual laws for fighting these battles. Occasional fasting is one of them, observing the biblical Sabbath is one of them, charitable living is one of them, and so on.

We’re free to ignore any of these works and we could still make it to heaven if we lived in ways that are worthy enough in God’s eyes. However ignoring any of these spiritual disciplines has consequences in this present lifetime in one way or another: spiritually, materially, socially, physiologically, and so on. The state of the church today is largely because we’ve made it easy for living compromised lives and ignoring God’s principles. We avoid showing that there are consequences for lukewarm living.

God’s requirement to obey his spiritual principles has not changed. His grace is available to help us obey them and to receive the rewards of walking in obedience:
“I have set before you today life and good, death and evil, in that I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commandments, His statutes, and His judgments, that you may live and multiply… I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live,” Deuteronomy 30:15-19 (NKJV).

Says Stephen R. Covey: “While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions,” Stephen Covey (1932 -2012, professor and author). There are many who’ll arrive in heaven wounded and beaten by Satan’s schemes. Instead of having a record of victorious living it’s one of defeats all because they ignored applying principles God gave us to overcome battles in this life.

May God’s grace abound upon each of us to enable us to strive to walk the narrow path. The narrow path of obeying to apply his spiritual principles (spiritual laws) ends up equipping us to live victorious Christian lives. The narrow road is an impossible road to walk through with our own strength, yet is 100% possible through God’s grace. “God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work,” 2 Corinthians 9:8.

“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without me you can do nothing,” John 15:5.

7) Let’s join and unite in enlarging the reformation movement of restoring the biblical Sabbath for the sake of the end-time body of Christ
The seventh purpose for this book is to add to the growing reformation movement of restoring the biblical Sabbath. There is no better time than during our times that this spiritual discipline is worthwhile than during these extraordinary times we live in. The end-time body of Christ will need as much spiritual weapons as possible to prevail in more challenging times. Observing the Sabbath in its biblical makeup is one of these spiritual weapons.

More and more Christians are getting to understand the true biblical purpose and value of obeying this fourth commandment. Churches where the understanding occurs at the pastoral leadership level will be seeing entire churches reform. They’ll be able to teach their members about the biblical Sabbath day and how to observe it.

Please join in this growing reformation movement of restoring the biblical Sabbath observance. We don’t all have to write books or preach but each of us can play a positive role in one way or another. For example you can be sharing the website where this book and matters on the biblical Sabbath are extensively shared. The website is simply BiblicalSabbath.com.

From biblical Sabbath book titled: Biblical Sabbath Day Truths, Benefits & its Calendar: It’s not Saturday or Sunday, ©2014, 20192019 Eric Gondwe

(This site (BiblicalSabbath.com), launched on March 24, 2014, is still under construction. More extensive content to be added soon. Please bear with us).

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There’s still no timeline for Noesen’s return, but his recovery is clearly trending in the right direction.There would be a $10 million cap charge from the bonus proration in the final years, which would result in a gain of $9 million in cap space.In turnover differential, Buffalo is at plus-14 on the season.He’ll have a to earn a role as a depth running back with Indianapolis in 2017.He has one strikeout in 17 plate appearances this year.

Josh Jackson, who started in place of Warren, struggled through a 5-for-21 shooting night and was hit with a technical foul late in the third quarter.

did not practice Wednesday.He was a tough judge but if he ever did have a strong opinion, you’d listen.Tyler Johnson took his spot in the starting lineup.

For Vancouver Canucks fans, it be a season that puts the team’s future in perspective and the rest of the league should be wary.Agostino’s value could quietly sneak up because of the opportunities given.Was a three-time regional qualifier in track, including the mile relay and 110M hurdles.But the play led to a 3rd and 16 for the Jaguars’ offense, and one of the few third-down conversions they were unable to make, and Jacksonville had to settle for a field goal to go up 10.
The goal was Agostino’s first as a member of the .

The Carolina Hurricanes had a shot attempts percentage of percent during 5-on-5 play, which ranked second in the NHL to the San Jose Sharks .2 seed Tennessee let No.Nearly 400 species of birds call it home, as do prized black and indigenous horses tended by the local cowboys who bolster the region’s wild-west reputation.Get the shot: The flowers bloom between February and March, but it’s a bit of a hike to see them: you’ll need to drive about 10 hours south of Chengdu.Every time we’re out at practice, we work that.

Additionally, he can become the first player born in the Yukon selected in the first round of the NHL Draft.Burnett fell off the IDP radar last season, logging just 30 total tackles in 11 games in his first and only season with the Steelers.They’ll just have to un-make it.will suit up against the Rangers on Monday, Amanda Stein of the ‘ official site reports.He’s been open to all that coaching, and he’s been great.

Green Bay, Oct.Where: Avon, Ohio Miles from highway: 1 Get a little escape from 2018 at this community of restored homes from the 1850s.After dining on seafood, strolling through Pike Place Market, and seeing the sights, head southwest towards the Oregon coast and the lovely town of Astoria.

We’ve guys dribbling out the shot clock when you’ve got to move the ball.TUCSON, Ariz.There’s not many days, so when I say day-to-day, we know time is of the essence.His doubters, in my opinion, are looking at Baertschi with a limited perspective and not seeing the big picture and what could be for the ever-developing winger.

TIP-INS Magic: G Isaiah Briscoe was inactive.SF: Posted first career multiple-sack game, getting to QB Colin Kaepernick twice in the quarter.Aquamarine lagoons, overwater bungalows, pristine beaches and some of the world’s most aspirational properties dot the coastline of two locales in particular: Moorea and Bora Bora.

It’s fair to think that the Eagles will try to get Wallace involved tonight, get him some touches, let him run under a pass or two down the field.Made his 2018 regular season debut after Alex Smith suffered a leg injury and completed 6-of-12 pass attempts for 54 yards and one touchdown for a passer rating of 90.

The 23-year-old has missed the previous two outings with an ankle injury.

The boards will boast more than 2 square feet of HD LED video display arena-side and the first back-side LED video display in the industry.Wajid Aminu had 13 points and nine rebounds for North Florida .Judging from comments made by manager Rick Renteria over the weekend, the Chicago White Sox will be using other players, in addition to Alonso, at DH.The home opener on Chicago’s south side was one of the wildest games so far this season. made a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left to get Miami within three, but Augustin made a pair of foul shots to seal the win.

That’s the current reality for Washington, which has a busy two months ahead, starting this week at the NFL Combine, as it determines how it will address the most important position on the field.The local dive shop organizes daily excursions to explore barrier reefs and caves.Every year or two a tourist falls in and gets severely burned, typically in a less-visited geothermal area without fences or walkways.Shyquan Gibbs had 10 points.That means he’s scoring more than once in every four times that he tries to bang a rebound home by the net.For the Nazis, the city that most their sense of national unity was Nurnberg.

Shots were square at 17 through two.

NIU entered the game with an 8 record and was having an impressive response to their 5 record the season before.While Clayborn’s eye-popping performance will surely make him a popular pickup in IDP formats, it may be more optimal for fantasy players to instead turn their attention to the Eagles’ primary edge rushers, Brandon Graham and Vinny Curry, who could similarly thrive against the Cowboys in Week 11 if Smith misses another game.Ross scored 16 points for the Magic, who won 130 at home on Nov.I bet they’ll appreciate that.

The rookie was brought on by the Chargers on Thursday as a security blanket, but he will now be tasked with filling in for Sturgis.The Bills six wins came against: the Jets, Broncos, Buccaneers, Raiders, Colts, and Dolphins.Davis was 10 of 16 from the floor and Harris drained 4 of 8 from long range, making 8 of 14 field goals.

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Unseld defined the blue-collar ethic characterized the successful Bullets teams of the 1970s.will start between the pipes in Friday’s road clash against Detroit, Amanda Stein of the ‘ official site reports.

Coach Gene Shue gave way to Kevin Loughery near the end of the season.He’s brave.”It’s encouraging.Rather, their improvement at the other end of the floor is the reason for their 11 record over their last 14 games.Find silhouettes that you feel fabulous in and keep that in mind while shopping.

With 57 yards from scrimmage by game’s end, he’ll finish the season with 60 carries for 192 yards and 13 receptions for 70 yards in 13 games, including starts in his final two appearances.The assist was Coleman’s first point since Jan.What will the campers do when not on the ice?Virginia was a bit player in – and two-time loser to – Jim Valvano’s North Carolina State team during its miracle run through the 1983 tournament. came after Magic guard Evan Fournier was ejected with two quick technicals in the third quarter.

if you like nothing more than splashing about in water, canyoning or canyoneering could be the outdoor activity for you.They’re due — It’s said every season by fans of the Maple Leafs, but this might be the year that Toronto ends a championship drought that dates to 1967.

Overall, Montas’ spring training line reflected that batters were befuddled by his repertoire: 13 IP, 11 hits, 1 ER, 3 BB, 13 K.Even after Frank Gore was placed on injured reserve, Perry remained firmly behind Kenyan Drake, Kalen Ballage and Brandon Bolden on the offensive depth chart.As it stands now, both are expected to be retained.That’s great news for Mueller after he was stretchered off the ice Wednesday.There is one player with an incredible story about how a shoe hurt him a couple times and once he switched shoes, he never had a problem.Having climbed a mountain, as he put it, in the Champions League, their prospects of competing in next year’s competition on the cliff edge now.

It crosses over streams to take you to a crag, which is a rock formation that overhangs from the bluffs.Davis appeared in three games for the Chargers last season but received just two total targets and caught neither of them.Noteworthy sights include Ben Nevis , Arisaig and the 21-arch Glenfinnan Viaduct .

The Hawks raced to an 11 lead and never trailed, leading by 20 at one point in the first half and 44 at the break after shooting 57 percent and making 12-pointers.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don’t want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.saw five snaps in the preseason loss to the Steelers on Sunday.Ultimately, they hope it’s a detour back to the…After all, a trip to the national parks shouldn’t be executed without some pre-planning.is active for Sunday’s game against the Titans in London.While Denzel Perryman and Jatavis Brown project as the obvious candidates for the respective starting inside linebackers, White’s above-average prowess in coverage should afford him plenty snaps, as evidenced by the opening three games of his inaugural season in which he was on the field at least 70 percent of the time.

3 Monroe set the club single-game scoring mark by toasting the Los Angeles Lakers for 56 points.If Kalil is activated, it’s unclear whether he will assume his starting role at left tackle, considering replacement Chris Clark has filled in admirably.We typically keep increasing the offer until we have enough volunteers willing to give up their seats.Stanley Donen, was an American film director, best known for the 1952 musical Singin’ in the Rain, which he co-directed.Think it is.Despite those changes, the Jaguars still ranked in the bottom half of the NFL in Football Outsiders’ run- and pass-blocking metrics.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock I give the coaching staff a lot of credit, a lot of bodies in and of the lineup, a lot of top guys hurt for periods of time.But their defense — and goaltending — has made up the difference.We’re really looking forward to seeing doing that.Krejci dished the puck back in a perfectly executed give-and-go that led to the goal.

We’re already planning for the worst, Ryan said of the offense during the Ravens go-ahead possession.�?Models his style of play after Islanders forward Mathew Barzal.Jack Ferguson had 19 points for Colgate .It’s expensive, delicious, and enjoyably pretentious .

The American forward will return to a bottom-six role against the Rangers, skating with Miles Wood and Blake Coleman on New Jersey’s fourth line.To my New Orleans family: Tommy, Debbie, Marissa, and Megan, you have all quickly become such a huge part of my life.Beyonce is an iconic creator but also a proven business leader, and together, we have the ability to inspire change and empower the next generation of creators.

It’s not like I’m out there 48 minutes, but it’s working out so far.” The Thunder needed a boost after George cooled off considerably in the second half.He fared better on Sunday, making four of 12 attempts on a night when Houston hit 12 of 36 tries.Active but did not play in Weeks 1…After notching an impressive 31 points last year, Severson has seen his pace drop slightly with nine points in 31 games this year.— More AP NBA: https: tag NBAbasketball and https: AP-Sports Copyright 2018 by AP.Health-conscious travelers appreciate the on-site Waldorf Astoria Spa & Health Club, while their pleasure-seeking counterparts can grab a bite to eat at the French-inspired cafe, Margeaux Brasserie.

Though Gordon garnered the overwhelming share of carries, Jackson actually exceeded his output in the passing game, a somewhat surprising development given Gordon’s prowess in that area this season.For bargain-minded vacationers headed to the U.K., London’s Gatwick airport, which is farther from the capital than Heathrow, is often a better choice because it has flights on Norwegian and other low-cost carriers.On his first and second down he’s going to be to our right, at least on film he’s going to be our right, their left, defensive end.

Tuesday, December 4, Los Angeles, CA.There’s no one in this building who wants to run the ball more than I do, DeFilippo told Twin Cities media members.First of all, as soon as I realized that I wasn’t ever leaving New Orleans, the opportunity to stay and be on one team and live in that city…there’s no amount of money that a team could have paid that would have outweighed that.

”Just never really got in a rhythm,” coach Nick Nurse said.No matter where you’re headed, make sure to pack at least a few items that cover your knees and shoulders .Most cars whiz past the Shoshone Point turnout because it doesn’t overlook the canyon, but the relatively easy 2-mile trail from the parking lot to the edge is one of the least crowded along the South Rim, and the view from the end is well worth the trek.Backes gave the B’s their first lead of the night, tipping in a Kevan Miller point shot at 19.We begin in Monterey, about two hours south of San Francisco.

Still, Noesen is expected back in action, while the team sent Kurtis back to AHL Binghamton in a corresponding move.was waived by the Jets on Friday.We’ll keep an eye on this one.

Add a starter through the draft?Shots were square at 17 through two.We don’t really have a preference.Danny has been playing a little bit of right and left.

After allowing Orlando to pull to 94 with 2 left in the game, Detroit ran off nine straight points to seal their first win on this six-game trip.Either way, the rookie defenseman’s status won’t cause much of a stir in the fantasy realm, as he’s only averaged 15 of ice time with six points through 24 games. to the Pacers Sound channel via SoundCloud or iTunes so you’ll never miss a when it comes to the Pacers.Symon’s place, Mabel’s BBQ, is the most accessible of the bunch, with half-pound plates of smoked meat for less than $20 a pop.Wallace has played well in practice, showing deep speed and reliable hands.The Los Angeles Rams staff and current players Johnny Hekker, Aqib Talib, and Mark Barron with R.I.S.E staff hold a leadership session with aim to break socioeconomic barriers between two high schools , with varying demographics.

Since the late 1800s, Cadaques has served as a haven for intellectuals and artists.It will likely take another injury to one of the Jets’ backfield options before Henderson warrants a consideration for a promotion back on the active roster.He slowed down and told us to get our cameras ready.After the season Morstead and Vikings punt returner Marcus Sherels both teamed up to donate more than 220 dollars to a children’s hospital in Minnesota, following up with a challenge prior to the 2018 matchup between the two clubs to raise money for Christmas gifts for the underprivileged in the two areas…In 2018, purchased and along with Wil Lutz delivered gifts on Christmas eve to a single mother and her two-year old daughter.

was released by the Lions on Friday, Kyle Meinke of reports.Maybe you have — through the modern miracle that is pop culture.In the weeks since Mike Dunleavy Sr.

8 against Buffalo, a stretch of 21 games on injured reserve.

9 that makes their only trip beyond the short hops of Kansas City and Carolina.And if Vegas continues tearing up the league at their current pace?1 was a 10 because I never expected this, the 18-year-old center said.

Also lettered in basketball …He made his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils on Feb.As it turned out, the Lightning chose wisely in using their final pick on Palat, a Czech Republic native, who has turned into a cornerstone player.Uncertainty, a new emotion.McLaughlin originally signed as a free agent with the Nets on Aug.

Cracknell was surprisingly effective despite being the only player on his team to skate less than 10 minutes in the contest with 9 of ice time.That’s a bummer.The Senators do have a first-round pick in 2019, from the Blue Jackets in the Duchene trade last week, but it likely will come later in the round with Columbus fighting for a spot in the playoffs.The signing also keeps the Warriors’ 15th roster spot open.

The Volunteers advanced to their first Sweet 16 since 2016, winning even with star guard Admiral Schofield on the bench during the latter stages of the game, the extra frame.Even if he draws Holzer remains off the fantasy radar in most leagues, having yet to tally a point in 14 contests with Anaheim this season.But netting a career milestone in a win still has to feel nice.His 22 third-down receptions outpaced Sterling Shepard of Giants for most among NFL rookies …

He lifts up its floppy ear and squeals, spotting the tiny kitten wrapped up warm and sleeping next to the dog’s head.In a game between these two teams, it’s impossible to find a matchup better than this.The next couple of games I did the same thing.

Caught five-for-62 on Nov.An to Dan Girardi could open the door to some additional ice for the Czech, but it’s unlikely to be long term.Say hello to the kind of schedule affected by television, such as a primetime game on a Sunday or Monday followed by a short week that ends with a critical against a division or conference rival, as an example.He also was second among NHL rookies with 114 blocked shots and third in power-play goals .The 19-year-old has a 6-foot-2-pound frame, so he has the looks of a strong power forward and brings some attitude as well with 77 PIM in 49 games this season.