Whether the burden that weighs us down is one of guilt such as the one that consumed David’s thoughts in Psalms 32, the fear Peter experienced in Matthew 26, or the doubt Thomas carried written in John 20. Jesus has invited us to bring them all to Him: “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” Matthew 11:28.
We are not built to bear our burdens alone. When we cast them on the One who wants to bear our burdens, He replaces them with forgiveness, healing, and restoration. No burden is too heavy for Him.
And He shall sustain you;
He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.
We can hug our hurts and
make a shrine out of our
sorrows or we can offer
them to God as a sacrifice of
praise. The choice is ours.