Tag Archives: Christ’s yoke

When Church Work Becomes a Burden

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for … Continue reading

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“Daddy, They Won’t Block”

One of the funniest things I ever saw on a football field involved a friend of mine named Richie Jarrett and his son, Dylan. If you’ll bear with me while I set up the story, I think you’ll be glad … Continue reading

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The Problem of Trying To Do Too Much

A man boasted that he could whip anybody on his street. No one challenged him. Then he boasted that he could whip anybody in the neighborhood. No one challenged him. Finally he took out ads in several regional papers, ads … Continue reading

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Get To Work

Throughout the Bible, we find verses that can be broken down into two parts: your part and God’s part. Here are a few examples, all from the New King James version, with me adding in the designations “your part” and “His part.” -Psalm … Continue reading

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