• “Lead me, Lord, to the Rock that is higher than I. Let me hear your word, give me grace to obey, to build steadily, stone upon stone, day by day, to do what You say. Establish my heart where floods have no power to overwhelm, for Christ’s sake. Amen.” – Elisabeth Elliot

Joy and Strength 11/06

Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee: He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
Ps. Iv. 22.

To Thee I bring my care,
The care I cannot flee; Thou wilt not only share,
But bear it all for me.
O loving Saviour, now to Thee
I bring the load that wearies me.
Frances R. Havergal.

“CAST thy burden upon the Lord, and He will sustain thee”—burden and all. “Thee” is the greatest burden that thou hast! All other burdens are but slight, but this is a crushing burden. But when we come to the Lord with our burden. He just lifts up His child, burden and all, and bears him all the way home.
Charles A. Fox.

He lays his affairs and himself on God, and so hath no pressing care; no care but the care of love, how to please, how to honor his Lord. And in this, too, he depends on Him, both for skill and strength; and, touching the success of things, he leaves that as none of his to be burdened with, casts it on God, and since He careth for it, they need not both care, His care is sufficient. Hence springs peace, inconceivable peace.
Robert Leighton

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  • “Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. — Matthew 16:25 (NKJV)

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