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What To Do When Your Burden Is Overwhelming

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"Cast your burden on the Lord . . ." (Psalm 55:22)

If we set out to serve God and do His work but get out of touch with Him, the sense of responsibility we feel will be overwhelming and defeating. But if we will only roll back on God the burdens He has placed on us, He will take away that immense feeling of responsibility, replacing it with an awareness and understanding of Himself and His presence. “Cast your burden on the Lord . . .” You have been bearing it all, but you need to deliberately place one end on God’s shoulder. . . Commit to God whatever burden He has placed on you. Don’t just cast it aside, but put it over onto Him and place yourself there with it. You will see that your burden is then lightened by the sense of companionship. But you should never try to separate yourself from your burden. (read more) (purchase)

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