carried, God's word, series

Why Grace is the Hardest Gift to Carry

Christ himself sometimes describes the Christian way as very hard, sometimes as very easy. He says, ‘Take up your cross’….Next minute he says, ‘My yoke is easy and my burden is light.’ He means both…. {C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity} Today is about reflection. At the end of this third week in our word study, I…

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When Sorrow Seems too Great a Weight to Bear

He was despised and rejected—a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief…Yet it was our weaknesses he carried; it was our sorrows that weighed him down. {ISAIAH 53:3-4} Ten years ago we buried a brother whose life was cut short like a tender shoot at the age of sixteen. He carried burdens in his young soul we…

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