Sony’s Thoughts: Give Your Burdens to Jesus
Do you ever feel like you have nothing to give? Yet a follower of Christ never has the option to quit … so we press on. I never cease to be amazed that when my strength is gone and I feel like I can’t give another ounce, He comes in and continues to give in the midst of my weakness.
We were never promised an easy life but we were promised that, as we give our burdens to Him and let Him carry them, that He would take them and make them light. If you have a burden that is too heavy for you to carry, give it to the One who can “make each burden light appear,” as the writer of “Is Not This the Land of Beulah” puts it.
You don’t have to go through life alone. If you’re having a hard time releasing your burden, find a trusted friend who can help you. I know this can be hard to do. It seems people are often busy or untrustworthy but God can provide another Believer whom you can trust to continually point you to Jesus. If you are discouraged and defeated, your effectiveness is being hindered. Don’t allow yourself to get to that point. Keep crying out to God to lift your burden, give you strength to go through your valley, and to bring you through victorious so that you can be of even greater service to His Kingdom.
This is not a playground; it’s a battlefield. With God’s help, let’s fight the good fight, rescue souls from the enemy’s clutches, and prepare ourselves for the victory which is just ahead. We will win if we don’t lose heart.