Alarm Clock Christianity

Alarm Clock Christianity

Sunday, November 27, 2016
| Romans 13:11-14

Technology gives us many ways in which to rouse ourselves in the morning. Now, if we Christians could only wake up, too!

Used to be that farmers set the standard for early morning wake-ups by listening to the rooster crow as the sun came up. According to a new study, roosters actually know that it's dawn because their internal clocks are simply wired that way.

Humans, however, don't seem to have that same internal alarm. Since most of us don't keep a rooster in the backyard for our morning wake-up call, we rely on a variety of alarm clocks -- watches, the standard old clock radio or a classic alarm clock that you wind up every night -- to drag us out of bed in the morning and get on with the day. There are many standard alarm clock iterations designed to jolt the body awake.

But what if you're the kind of person who is so deep into sleep that you snore right through your alarm on a regular basis? Or, what if you're a chronic pusher of the snooze button whose mantra of "five more minutes" actually turns into a half hour or more?

You might need the equivalent of a rooster standing on your chest and...

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