Bearing One Another’s Burdens and the Law of Christ

The Christian life is not meant to be lived in isolation. Rather, the Christian life and persevering in our faith is a team effort. If you are a Christian, you have been brought into the family of God and it is precisely in that family that you are to exercise love, sacrifice, good works and bear one another’s burdens. Together we are called together to fulfill the law of Christ, namely, to love each other as ourselves. So fulfilling the law of Christ cannot be done alone. It must be done in the context and crucible of Christian community.