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Turn Your Eyes

Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. –Matthew 11:28 “Yeah, right.” That’s surely the response some people have when they hear those words of Jesus. Sure, just show up in front of God and your burdens—your financial problems, your difficult coworkers, your longest-held prejudices—will be lifted away. “Turn your eyes upon Jesus,” the old Protestant hymn says, and— as I remember it—the “things of earth will grow strangle dim”. But a lot of people have known about God all their lives and have always chosen Jesus as their […]