What shall we eat? What shall we drink? What shall we wear? These are the questions Jesus is answering. He says not to worry, because our heavenly Father knows that we need them.
Do you want to know how to not bring honor to God? Don’t do any good deeds. Now you might be asking, “but doesn’t God love me, and save me through grace, not by my works?” That is exactly true! God forgives us and transforms us. Although this is for our blessing and benefit, it is also in order for us to magnify Him.
Are you fatigued? Are you weary? Are you worn out from working so hard? Do you feel like things are just piled on you? Jesus is calling out, “come to me, come on over here, follow me, come on.”
A yoke is a kind of bracket or coupling that fits over the neck of two animals (usually oxen) so that they can work together pulling a plow or wagon. It also helps to control them. But how does Jesus make this easy and light?