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“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.  For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 God told the prophet Jeremiah to make a wooden yoke and use it as an illustration to the people of what God was planning to do.  He told them that the Lord was going to allow Babylon to take over their country as well as many…

“And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” Philippians 1:6 NLT This has always been one of my favourite scriptures, and one that I stand upon many times, knowing that God is always there for me, and that He will continue to work on me until the day He calls me home. Paul had great confidence in the church in Philippi that they would continue in the teachings he had given them when He was with them.  In verse…

“Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.” Psalm 119:11 We have many squirrels in our yard and it is interesting to watch them at this time of year as they are busy gathering nuts and seeds to store for their winter food. It is amazing to me how they can remember where they have buried things so that they can go back and find them later. God has given them an instinct to prepare for what is coming. They cannot listen to the weather forecasts on the radio or read the newspapers…