Matthew 11:28-29 - 28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
Trouble is in the land! People everywhere are burdened down. Burdens are no respect of persons. They can be seen among every age group, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, denomination, etc.
As we take inventory around the world today, burdens are in every home, school, work place, families, marriages, parent-children relationships, etc.
The opportunity to be weary and burdened down is greater than ever before. The good news in the midst of it all is that Jesus is a burden bearer and He is willing to carry our burdens. The question becomes "are you willing to take it to Him? He bids us to come unto Him today and bring it all.
Are you weary? Jesus says "come unto me" and I will give you rest. Indeed, Jesus is rest for the weary.
The invitation is "to come" to Jesus for all those who are weary and burdened down. The promise is "you will find rest".
As humans, we tend to carry all sorts of unnecessary burdens that results from so many different reasons.Some come from other people's expectation of us, our own expectations, our relationships with others and on and on.
Are you burned out and just going through the motions? Are you burdened down and struggling with unbelief? Are the issues of life tearing you down mentally and spiritually? Are you depressed, stressed and angry with the world? Try Jesus! He bids you to come to Him o today for He declares in His Word that you will find rest.
God urge us on today seek Him for whatever it is that we stand in need of to make our life complete in Him.
Perhaps you are reading this blog and you do not know Jesus for the pardon of your sins. You are wearied and burdened down by the guilty power of your iniquity and is in desperate need of relief. Jesus bids you to "come" unto Him on today so that you too may find rest. Jesus will forgive you and exchange your burdens for rest. His yoke is easy and His burdens are light.
Our God is able to do what he promises. You can depend on God.He is faithful to do that which He promises also. He can not lie for scripture declares in Numbers 23:19 - God is not a man, so He does not lie. He is not human, so He does not change His mind. Has He ever spoken and failed to act? Has He ever promised and not carried it through?
God proved His Word to be true at Calvary over 2k years ago in the shed blood of His son Jesus Christ.
Will you come to Jesus on today and exchange your burdens for rest? Take His yoke upon you and learn of Him for His yoke is easy and His burdens are light. Will you surrender it all to Jesus on today? He is calling you!
Isaiah 1:18 - Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Come to me... take my yoke.... learn from me... Jesus says on today.
Tell the Lord thank you for being a burden bearer, yoke destroying, yoke breaking God. Thank Him for giving you much needed rest on today as you surrender it all to Him.
I love you all with the love of Christ.