“ ‘Oh!’ replied the man, ‘I feel that it is almost too much to ask you to carry me, and I could not think of letting you carry my burden, too.’
“And so Christians, who have given themselves into the care and keeping of the Lord Jesus, still continue to bend beneath the weight of their burdens and often go weary and heavy laden throughout the whole length of their journey. When I speak of burdens, I mean everything that troubles us, whether spiritual or temporal.”
- -- Hannah Whitall Smith
- -- Matthew 11:28 NIV
A song came to mind, and I listened to it this morning with tears.
Come As You Are:
Because of His relentlessly pursuing love,