Help to carry one another’s burdens, and in this way you will obey the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2

Paul the apostle experienced much trial and persecution for Christ in his work of evangelization. The worry for the gentiles, partners in his ministry and all those who were striving in their faith were burdens for him in one way or another. He taught those who were strong in the faith ought to help the week to carry their burdens.

For Christ did not please himself, so we should all please our brothers for their own good, in order to build them up in the faith, everybody has to carry his own load. We all have our own loads personally to carry but we are encouraged to help to carry one another’s burdens and in this way obeying the law of Christ.

Joseph, the son of Jacob who was sold to Egypt by his brothers faced the burden of betrayal when he was confronted with his brothers who came to buy corn. The burden of pretense and the burden of reconciliation too.

Joseph, a man of God and by God’s grace was guided by the Spirit to have a family reunion in Egypt where burdens turned shoulders. The miss of his own younger brother, Benjamin born of the same mother was now turned in joy to have him in his palm.

Burdens may not end up where we want to be, but it will end up where God wants us to be.