Dumb Things Christians Say: God Will Never Give You More Than You Can HandleOctober 3, 2021
God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle
Series: Dumb Things Christians Say
October 3, 2021
Dr. Clayton Chisum
Psalms 31:9-13 (NLT)
You’ve probably heard the saying “God will never give you more than you can handle.”
Where does this saying come from?
1 Corinthians 10:13 (NLT)
This verse is really about God giving you a way out of sin.
Philippians 4:13 (NLT)
This verse does not say that if you try hard enough, you can do anything.
Jesus is with you being beyond your .
2 Corinthians 1:8-9 (NLT)
Psalm 31: 9-12
God allows you to get to a breaking point so you will turn to, rely on, and trust in Him.
2 Corinthians 1:9 (NLT)
When we say that God won’t give someone more than they can handle, we’re telling them to take their eyes off their only hope and to make it all about themselves instead.
The is that you’re in over your head
Mark 10:24-25 (NLT)
The gospel teaches us to rely on Jesus— it is not a self-help seminar. We get in over our head and we NEED Jesus!
The truth is not that God will never give you more than you can handle… the truth is that God will give you more than you can handle.
When you rely on yourself, you waste an opportunity to deepen your relationship with Jesus.
2 Corinthians 12:9 (NLT)
Stop searching for strength and learn to .
Psalm 121:1-2 (ESV)
God won’t give you more than HE can handle. He will be with you, not because of you, but because of Him.
Matthew 11:28 (NLT)