DEVOTIONAL BY BILLY GRAHAM – HOPE FOR EACH DAY
Unload Your Distress
Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. 1 PETER 5:7
I’ve been told that the French translation of this phrase, “Cast all your care upon Him” is “Unload your distresses upon God.” Have you ever seen a dump truck get rid of its load? The driver simply pushes a button or pulls on a lever and the heavy load is discharged at the prescribed spot. The truck would be of no use if it carried its burden forever.
We were never meant to be crushed under the weight of care. We can push the button of faith or pull the lever of trust, and our burden is discharged upon the shoulder of Him who said He would gladly bear it. Unload the anxieties of the present moment upon Him, for He cares for you…
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