Case of the Mondays
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.
— Genesis 2:2
I love the movie Office Space. Every Monday, my co-workers and I say, “I’m having a case of the Mondays!” I think it’s ingrained in every one of us that our bodies need rest. Did you know that from the very beginning Jesus rested? It’s funny how I glossed over that passage of Scripture.
Genesis 2:2 says the first thing God did after creation was rest. Jesus rested. How cool would it be to end a workweek by resting? There would be no more cases of the Mondays. The world would be an entirely different place.
Next time you’re at the office and feeling like you’d rather be any place but work ...
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