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Put Down Your Burden – A Devotional by Helen Lescheid

What burdens are you carrying?  Many people have accepted God’s supply of salvation, however we received’t half with our burdens.


Then Jesus mentioned, “Come to me, all of you who’re weary and carry heavy burdens, and I provides you with relaxationMatthew 11:28 (NLT).

A person was strolling down a dusty street on a sizzling, humid day. He was loaded down with a heavy backpack and carried a duffel bag in every hand. A pick-up truck got here alongside. The motive force stopped and referred to as to the person, “Hop on. I’ll offer you a trip.” The person obtained into the again of the truck.

A number of miles down the street, the driving force seemed into his rear-view mirror and noticed, to his shock, that his passenger was nonetheless standing up holding onto each duffel luggage. The heavy backpack was nonetheless strapped to his again. The person had accepted the trip however, for no matter purpose, he hadn’t put down his burdens.

Aren’t we like that too? We’ve accepted God’s supply of salvation, however we received’t half with our burdens. We’re standing within the truck of religion letting God take us a distance however we received’t give up our burdens. Maybe the fault is with unsuitable instructing: We’ve been instructed that grownups should be robust. Or, it’s a matter of pleasure: I ought to have the ability to deal with this alone.

What burdens are you carrying? Jesus invitations you,

Come to me, all of you who’re weary and carry heavy burdens, and I provides you with relaxation. Take my yoke upon you. Let me educate you, as a result of I’m humble and delicate, and you will see that relaxation to your souls. For my yoke matches completely, and the burden I offer you is gentle” (Matthew 11:28-30  NLT).

Why does it turn out to be simple? As a result of Jesus will get underneath the burden with us and He carries the heaviest finish.

Father, take this heavy burden from me. I don’t need to turn out to be bitter or filled with self-pity. I belief You to work this out. If there’s one thing I must do, present me. I need to be fast to hear and able to obey. I need to deliver pleasure to your coronary heart.

by Helen Lescheid
Utilized by Permission


Additional Studying

•   God Listens to Us
•   Eagerly Watch – a narrative about eagerly watching for a way God solutions a prayer
•  Salvation Explained

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