An Invitation for those with Burdens . . . by Joseph Littlefield
Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and you shall find rest.
Jesus invites all who are under heavy burdens, all who are exhausted from the weight of life, all who need great help (which is all of us) to come to Him. He is not looking for those who have it all together (as if anyone does), those who have no real needs, those who are on the A-list. He invites you and I, who cannot handle life alone, to join Him; to take the freeing, guiding, loving protection of His yoke, and learn of Him and lean on Him.
He has come low; from the grandeur of heaven to where we exist, from the splendor of His own glory to our fallen world where He has experienced our sufferings to an infinite degree. And as the only one who has been where we are and has conquered it all – He can lead us into the other side; beyond the cross where we can find true and lasting rest.
He deserves our worship.