This post is part of a series focused on the “bring the kingdom” teaching of ministries like Bethel Church in Redding, CA and ministers like Bill Johnson and the fruits produced in real people’s lives.
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. –Jesus, Mat. 11:29
Every believer, at some time, has struggled with trying to achieve the fruits of the spirit out of the useless resources of the flesh, and found how impossible it is. These are heavy burdens indeed, even heavier than trying to keep the law.
But there is a heavier yoke. You may not have realized it, because it’s tricky. It doesn’t look heavy. It’s given out so frivolously…thrown out like a fragrant lei from the platform to land on some lucky church-goer’s neck… by some of the jolliest preachers…
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