Presentation on theme: "Superior Pleasures #6. 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."— Presentation transcript:
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.
1.What’s the offer? ‘Rest for souls’ = Spiritual rest This affects everything else 2.Who makes the offer? ‘Come to me’. This is Jesus speaking 3.To whom does Jesus make the offer? ‘All you who are weary and burdened’ ▪ with guilt and shame and fear of God. ▪ But also those weary with life! But can that mean me? Yes – ‘ALL you who are burdened …!’
4.What does Jesus ask? ▪ that you take his yoke on you. ▪ that you learn from him. 5.Why should we accept? ▪ Because he is gentle & humble ‘Our present suffering not worth comparing with glory that will be revealed …’ Romans 8:18 ‘Our light and momentary troubles are achieving an eternal glory that far outweighs them all’ - 2 Corinthians 4:17