“Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”‘ Matthew 11:28
In my quiet time I was led to this very familiar passage and I feel in my spirt that some of you are weary and are carrying heavy burdens and need to hear this word. There are so many things that can get us down. Long hours at work or maybe not enough hours, strained relationships, financial difficulties, medical conditions, emotional stress, family responsibilities or a myriad of other things that can over burden us. But Jesus wants you to find a resting place in His presence right in the middle of our worries.
Why would He want to handle our burdens? Because He loves us and doesn’t want us living in bondage. His invitation is given out of love, and we never have to fear coming to Him.That’s who He is; that’s how He operates—He loves us no matter who we are or what we’ve done. God will energize, encourage, motivate, and equip us as an expression of His love for us. When He bears our load, we don’t have to worry about it. There’s nothing that He cannot handle—no pressure so heavy that He can’t lift it off our shoulders. He daily enables us to live with our burdens without feeling the weight of them. So come to Him and surrender. Today, instead of letting your worries make you weary, respond to His invitation and come to Him -. He will comfort you, He will guide you, He will give you rest.
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Jesus is a safe harbor
I am a follower of Jesus. I am a grateful delivered woman who was once an addict, but now God has restored me and renewed me. I have been redeemed and remade by our Creator through salvation of His Son, Jesus Christ! I just want to share what God has done in my life that you may have the opportunity to experience the same joy He gave me. I give God all the glory for everything in my life for I couldn't accomplish anything apart from Him.
If ye shall know the truth, the truth shall set you free, John 8:32.
He puts people in my life that help me and gives me the opportunity to help another. I am never surprised by his love and blessings. God has placed a confidence and love in myself that I have never had before… so "Thank you God".. for the many True Blue Christians you have put in my life and for all the blessings you bestow on me daily. I have not come this far without lots of prayers and the help and love of my true friends and family and I thank you God for those special people in my life. You are 100% my Savior! I will forever have your name on my lips.
I realize now with lots of prayer and reading of the Word… that all the answers were here for me and I never asked the questions. Although I still struggle daily with other life’s daily cards that are dealt, I have an attitude now of “NO MATTER WHAT “– I will praise You, Lord~~~through my storms and my triumphs! I have much more to share and would love to answer any questions anyone may have for through all my trials what has come to be is that I want to help others to see what I didn’t see and hopefully prevent the same hurts, guilt, shame and woes that I had to deal with and give them the best gift of all… JESUS!
I believe it's important that we know who we are in God ... We are a one of a kind and God has made us like no other for a purpose- His purpose. Yes, bad things happen and yes, we make poor choices, but we don't have to continue to make them. God's mercies are new each day. Once we realize, know and most importantly believe who we are in Christ, that we are a child of God, we are not an accident, and whatever the circumstances before us each day no matter what they are... God gives us the choice and the power of Him to choose right and live right. We no longer have to live in the past, but in the present and look with expectation to the future with God by our side guiding us and directing our steps. He is our strength and our hope needs to reside in Him. Let his power and love work in your life today and see that life does not have to be the way you are living now. He wants to help you, but you have to let him. He can't make us come to him, he is not lost - WE ARE!
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