Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee: Heshall never suffer the righteous to be moved. Psalms 55:22
ISSUES TO DEAL WITH CAST - To throw, fling or send; that is, to drive from, by force, as from the hand, or from an engine. BURDEN – that which is borne or carried; denotes load. RIGHTEOUS - it denotes one who is holy in heart, and observant of the divine commands in practice
Do we have the RIGHT to cast our burdens upon our Lord?
Jesus said, Come untome, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you REST.
Take my yoke upon you,and learn of me; for I ammeek and lowly in heart:
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30
Meaning of YOKE A piece of timber fitted with bows for receiving the necks of oxen A mark of slavery; bondage. Service
Jesus said, Ye have not chosen me, but I havechosen you, and ordainedyou, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; John 15:16a
The Lord’s YOKE Right You (Representative) – chosen by Jesus Right Objective (Purpose) – ordained to go Right Kindle (to Set in Action) – to bring forth fruit (oneself and others) Right Effect (Results) – fruit should remain
Requirements for taking theYOKE of Jesus Clean heart (Ps. 51:10) Renewed mind and spirit (Rom. 12:2; Ps. 51:10) Renewed man(Fixed heart-Ps. 57:7-11; 1 Cor. 10:31; 2 Cor. 4:16)
Getting the most from theYOKE Jesus said, I will give you rest Christ-like attitude Renewed outlook of life