“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2 ESV)

Paul does not tell us exactly how to bear one another’s burdens and perhaps wisely so since every situation is unique.  He leaves it to our imagination and creativity to figure out what bearing burdens will look like in each instance.  I’m sure that God gifts some people to do this better than others, but none of us is exempt from burden bearing.  As always our example is first Christ, then what we see the believers in the New Testament doing to bear each other’s burdens.  When we do it right it is a beautiful thing, a God-glorifying thing.

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