‘That will make your load lighter,
because they will share it with you.’
There is an old wise saying that a burden shared is a burden halved and it’s true. Paul instructs the Galatians to carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfil the law of Christ (6:2). This sounds like a double win.
In helping someone in need, we will also be demonstrating our love for our Master by doing his commandments. Of course, we will only spot the saint who is struggling with a heavy burden if we’re on the lookout!
Paul again, this time to the Philippians, writes, each of you should look……to the interests of others (2:4).
Daily Reading: Nehemiah 11