"...God’s asking us to drop that weight for our sake. It’s to get us closer to His promise. He’s already done His part. The joy that awaits us, is secured. Dropping the weight is to bring us closer to it. Specifically, if you think you’re making things easier for God by fulfilling some of his promise for him. You have a too small view of God’s promise. Or a too big view of how much like a god you are..."