A man with a shrivelled hand was there … they asked [Jesus], “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” He said to them, “If any of you has a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take hold of it and lift it out?”

Matthew 12:10-11

The answer showed there was no law against doing good on the Sabbath. We are blessed if we defend one day in seven for rest from earthly work, but that should include what will benefit others.

Daily Reading: Deuteronomy 19

Bible in One Year: Luke 18 18-43; Genesis 31; Psalm 24