Burdens

The Yoke Removed and the Lord Revealed

Jan 01

The Yoke Removed and the Lord Revealed    “They shall know that I am the Lord when I have broken the bands of their yoke.”— Ezekiel xxxiv. 27.   BUT do not all men know that God is the Lord? They should know it, for he is clearly to be seen in the works of nature: even where no …

Ezekiel:34:27

The Best Burden for Young Shoulders

Jan 01

The Best Burden for Young Shoulders   “It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.” — Lamentations iii. 27.   YOKE-BEARING is not pleasant, but it is good. It is not every pleasant thing that is good, nor every good thing that is pleasant. Sometimes the goodness may be just in proportion to …

Lamentations:3:27

The Two Yokes

Jan 14

The Two Yokes       All through the book of Jeremiah you will observe that the prophet taught the people not only by words, but by symbols. At one time he took his mantle and hid it in the earth till it was soiled and worn, and then taught them something by wearing it. At another time he …

Jeremiah:28:13