A Parable About Becoming Free (Matthew 11:28-30)

(based on Matthew 11:28-30, which is not a parable)

Matthew 11:28-30 (NRSV): “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, 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.”

Queries:

What are the names of your ropes?

What do you need in order to become less burdened?

How might coming to or learning from Jesus bring rest?

To whom can you give rest?

How are you experiencing freedom right now?