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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 rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30
For a hurried and rushed people these are refreshing words. Weary and burdened is how many of us would describe ourselves. That makes the invitation and the meaning of Matthew 11:28-30 even more enticing.
While this verse is popular and often quoted, the true depth and beauty is sometimes missed. By looking at the meaning of Matthew 11:28-30 we can better understand what Jesus has invited us into.
The Context Of Matthew 11:28-30
Matthew 11 is about the confirmation of Jesus as the Messiah. In the…