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What to Do with Your Burdens (14 of 16)
Series: Being Set Free: Galatians
Dr. Stan Coffey
I.BURDENS MAY BE SHARED
II. BURDENS THAT MUST BE SHOULDERED
III.BUDENS THAT MUST BE SHED
Tonight if you have your Bible, I want us to study from Galatians Chapter 6 and begin in Verse 2 and the last time I was with you on Sunday nights, Sunday night before last, we looked at Galatians 6:1 that said:
"BRETHREN, IF A MAN BE OVERTAKEN IN A FAULT, YE WHICH ARE SPIRITUAL, RESTORE SUCH AN ONE IN THE SPIRIT OF MEEKNESS; CONSIDERING THYSELF, LEST THOU ALSO BE TEMPTED."
And we shared in that message what it meant to help someone overtaken in a fault, what it meant to minister to a brother who was down and how important it is as a church that we take that ministry to heart, to minister to anyone that we can especially those in the family of faith who have been overtaken in a fault.
Not to shot the wounded, but to lift them up and try to be a part of the healing process by ministering to their needs.
Now tonight we are going to talk in that same vein and we are going to talk about what to do with your burdens. Notice in Verse 2 Paul follows that passage about helping the brother who is overtaken in a fault by saying, "BEAR YE ONE ANOTHER'S BURDENS, AND SO FULFIL THE LAW OF CHRIST.
FOR IF A MAN THINK HIMSELF TO BE SOMETHING, WHEN HE IS NOTHING, HE DECEIVETH HIMSELF. BUT LET EVERY MAN PROVE HIS OWN WORK, AND THEN SHALL HE HAVE REJOICING IN HIMSELF ALONE, AND NOT IN ANOTHER. FOR EVERY MAN SHALL BEAR HIS OWN BURDEN."
Now tonight if we could just know the heart of every person here, every young person, every college student, every man, every woman, every parent, every senior adult here tonight, every person has some kind of burden.
I know it's said many times by some who preach today that if you are a Christian that you are always to be happy, that you always have a smile, that you are never to have a burden in your life. Well, God does help us to smile i ...
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