Introduction: Jesus’s Easy Yoke

Matthew 11:28–30 (NIV)
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

  1. What do we learn about Jesus in this passage?
  2. Weary and burdened. Can you relate? Tell about a time when you felt weary and burdened.
  3. What does “rest” mean in this context?
  4. Learn from me. How exactly do we do that?
  5. What is Jesus’s yoke?
  6. Is Christian living easy or hard?
  7. What did Jesus mean that His yoke is easy?
  8. If Jesus’s yoke is easy, why does it feel difficult at times?
  9. Following Christ sometimes feels hard. Is not following Christ any easier?
  10. How do we put on Jesus’s easy yoke?
  11. Do we need to put on Jesus’s yoke once, or more than once? How often?
  12. How can we pray for each other this week?

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August 14, 2023