The following article is an excerpt from this book.
Prayer is all about carrying burdens, not only the burdens of people but the burdens of God. He calls us to be burden bearers with Him for people, for the sake of His kingdom.
THE BURDEN OF GOD
Throughout the Bible we see the great love and compassion of God toward all people. Psalms 86:15 tells us, “He is full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering and abundant in mercy and truth.”
Jesus was and is full of compassion toward us too. While He was on this earth He was always going about from city to city preaching and teaching God’s good news; and He was healing all who were sick and diseased. And when He saw the multitudes He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep without a shepherd (Matt. 9:35-36). And now…
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