Day Six

God never intended that you should carry all your burdens on your own.

God never intended that you should carry all your burdens on your own. Put the burdens that are too heavy for you to carry in a (figu­rative) box, and let Him carry them as you walk through life together.

There have been times in my life when I thought I could not keep going. During one such time a pastor told me to, “put my heavi­est problems in a box and give them to Jesus”. I found it remarkably strengthening to embrace the idea that God is neither too big nor too small to handle my impossible problems. So I put them in a box and let go. Then, whenever I wanted to fuss about those things, I remembered that they were in the box and not for me to carry anymore.

Did God take care of me? Yes. God resolved those problems, absolutely, in a way that that had never occurred to me. Trust Him to take care of you.

Psalm 55:22 Cast your cares on the Lord, and he will sus­tain you. He will never let the righteous fall.

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you…

30 Days of Encouragement
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