Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
As we celebrate the long Labor Day weekend we have a peaceful feeling knowing we get an extra day of rest, an extra day to spend with our families, and an extra day away from our stressful jobs.
This is what our Lord Jesus offers us every day, he is the Prince of Peace because he gives us the peace and strength that nothing else in the world can provide.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. Matthew 11:29
A yoke was the crossbar placed over the animals heads to plow the fields, many times we feel like this with our life. Maybe we feel overburdened or over whelmed by life.
But Jesus tells us to Cast all our Cares on him, because he loves us. He is our redeemer who loved us even when we never knew him.
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:30
Jesus restores and heals, he can take our burdens from us and renew us.He resurrected the dead, made the blind see, made the lame walk, he can restore your burdens also.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me Philippians 4:11.
Just as Paul said I learned to be content in every situation because he relied on Jesus to give him strength, we should do the same. When life gets hard, your faith needs to work harder.
Let Jesus take your burden, let Jesus take that yoke around your neck, and say I can do all things in Christ who gives you strength Amen