In Matthew 11:28-30, Jesus speaks these words to the crowds:
"Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."
Oh, we all know tired. The tired all the way to our weary feet. The tired that finds us asleep the moment our heads hit the pillow. I've always found the previous verse comforting, knowing that He will give me rest. The rest on the weekends found in a Sunday afternoon nap which will rejuvenate me for the week ahead. I've know this verse well but I'd never bothered to read the following..........
"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls."
"For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
Says the Man who knows that one day soon He will not only bare the weight of the cross but also the weight of my sins as he hangs on that cross. Yet His yoke is easy and His burden is light. That's the attitude I want to carry.
MY yoke is easy. MY burden is light. All because of Jesus.