Will God give us too much to handle? Some well-intentioned people say that God won’t give us more than we can handle. But, is that really what the Bible says? I’ve been through times when I just wasn’t sure I could handle it. And in truth, in my own strength, I couldn’t. Why does God allow us to go through seasons that are more than we can handle?
When times are hard and no answers are ready, we are given the opportunity to grow our faith and become more like Jesus by trusting God to manage our trial. He warns us in His word that we will go through hard times. God offers us hope in that when the difficulties come, He will be with us. That’s the When and Will of trust.
Do you ever struggle to trust God? That’s where I was; wanting to more fully trust but lacking. Sometimes God has to get our attention different ways before we’ll listen. He got my attention on a 3 day beach trip. It was a confirmation to trust God. That was the start of my journey to better understand how to lean on Him and trust him more deeply.
Have you ever longed for peace? I have. I just didn’t know that peace was a benefit of trusting God. For many years, I was hard-pressed to tell you what peace was or how to obtain it. All that changed when I took a liking to the book of Isaiah and discovered the pathway to peace.
We teach our children not to trust strangers, when really what we are teaching is to assess someone’s character. How do we as adults determine if someone is trustworthy? How do you decide if you can trust God? You must examine His character. These 16 Bible Verses provide God’s character is trustworthy.