Proverbs 20:23


As fierce competitors, nothing sets our souls on fire like the sound of iron plates clanking together on a barbell. Pushing ourselves to the limit with every rep, we strive to add more weight and smash our personal records. But let’s be real, sometimes we bite off more than we can chew, and the weight we carry on our shoulders becomes too heavy to bear.

Have you ever felt the crushing weight of the world on your shoulders, threatening to break you down into a million pieces? We all have those moments of doubt and despair. But you know what sets us apart from the rest? We keep fighting. We never give up.

We rise to the challenge and push through the pain to become stronger and better than ever. Because that’s what champions do, we keep grinding until we reach the top.

The Bible speaks of burdens that can be too heavy for us to bear, leaving us weary and exhausted. But as believers, we are reminded that we aren’t alone in this struggle. Psalms says, “Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens.”

Furthermore, the teachings of Christ tell us that we can find solace and comfort in Him. He invites us to come to Him, promising that His yoke is easy and His burden is light. This is a powerful message that speaks to the very core of our being, offering a glimmer of hope amidst the darkness of our struggles.

When we feel overwhelmed by the weight of our problems, it is reassuring to know that we can turn to Christ to lift the crushing weight from our shoulders. The burden we carry may be within our soul, but with faith and trust in God, we can find the strength to endure and overcome.


1. Write down the burdens Jesus has helped you with.

2. Commit Matthew 11:30 to memory.



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