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"Come to me , all you who are weary and burdened , and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me , for I am gentle and humble in heart , and You will find for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light" Mt. 11: 28-30 It's really a paradoxical ; Jesus wants us to take his yoke which he says is easy and burden is light . Jesus talks about transformation . The worldly worries often burden us but Jesus says he humble and gentle. This nature has reduced the burden , and the yoke is easy . Jesus' concern was the kingdom of Heaven , and not the kingdom of earth . In the kingdom of heaven , the Holy Spirit rules the heart , guides and leads us to understand the word of God. Paul was chosen by God to to see Christ , to hear his words and to understand the mind of God , the Father. Similarly , when we come to Christ , Christ will make him known to us , and speak to us directly so that we will understand the will of God. Let us take small step despite our sins to come near to Jesus.

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1 Sarah R = "From the context of this passage, we see that Jesus is talking to the Jews. They are "weary and burdened" by sin and by trying to follow the law, both that given to God by Moses and the oral traditions added by their leaders. Jesus says His yoke, that of grace, is easy. In other places Jesus says that to follow Him is hard - it requires giving up earthly pursuits, taking up our cross, being criticized and persecuted and rejected by others.... but by the grace of God, those who endure shall be rewarded."
2 Shawn Bose = "Here is a nice sermon on Paul's conversion to Christianity and the importance of his encounter with Christ.The incident is described in Acts Chapter 9."
3 Sarah R = "We don't have to be perfect to come to God. In fact, we can't be perfect before coming to God. God takes us, in our mess, and cleans us up, from the inside out.Romans 5:8, "For God demonstrated His own love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.""