I’ve never subscribed to that tired worn-out cliche that “God won’t give us more than we can handle.” We WILL at some point or other go through more than we can handle, (whether it comes from God or not is perceived by the individual,) and we WON’T be able to get though it on our own.
But when going through more than I can handle, I am amazed again and again at the empowering of God’s Spirit and Amazing Grace.
That doesn’t mean I don’t feel overwhelmed at times, or that I don’t want quit. I’m human and I’m real. Giving up, quitting, hibernating until “it” gets better, are all options that dangle in front of my eyes like candy to a toddler.
But somehow, with God’s help, we can not only make it through the trial, but find the redemptive work of grace within it.
Whatever you are going through today, I pray you can sense God’s presence and power within and through you.
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And find out Who God is as we lean on His Love and grace and mercy.
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