TOO MUCH SLEEP
We have all heard how much sleep our bodies need. We probably do not get
enough sleep, even though we are advised to do so. On the other hand, there are
times when we get too much sleep. But there is a time to sleep and a time to work!
Jesus was well aware of this and told His disciples more than once to watch and
Today’s devotion, Mark 14:41, says:
“And He cometh the third time, and saith unto them, ‘Sleep on now, and
take your rest: it is enough, the hour is come; behold, the Son of man is
betrayed into the hands of sinners.’”
“Sleep on, now.” Those may well be harsh words. The hour has
come for the Son of Man to be betrayed. They cannot afford to
be sleeping now. There are dangers ahead and the hour is
approaching. Certainly, this is no time for sleep. Throughout this
chapter, you read of the disciples sleeping. They were not able to keep their watch.
Do not waste your life away with too much sleep! We live in perilous times and
this is not the time to sleep. There is much work to do. Prayerfully, you are wideawake and ready to move to do the work and will of Him who never slumbers nor