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You Can Handle It

Remember Jesus is still Lord. It doesn't matter what we're going through. We just have to trust in Him with all our heart, and do not rely on our own understanding (Proverbs 3:5. When we do that we can sustain anything that comes our way, because our strength comes from the Lord.

I was listening to a sermon by Sarah Jakes-Roberts titled, "Mirror Mirror" and she said God gives us challenges and obstacles in order to develop us. He gives us such things, because that's what He knows we can handle. It's "a reflection of what He thinks of us" says Jakes-Roberts. I never quite heard it put that way, but it does make sense, doesn't it? I agree, because how can we be everything we're supposed to be if we're not strong enough to endure the obstacles that will surely come? How can we help others if we've never been where they've been and if we never had the challenges they've had? You get it?

We will be able to handle it if we've gone through it.

So I totally believe that God will never put more on us than we can bear. We just have to trust Him when it seems our back is against the wall; when it seems all the chips are down; and when it seems our life has been turned upside down. I know from experience that you will get through everything that has been a struggle, a challenge, an obstacle, or anything you may be going through. God is the one and only God of any and everything. Don't think He won't bring you through, because if He can bring me through He can bring you through.You just have to believe Him, listen to Him, read and trust His word (it's paramount that his word is in you), pray without ceasing, and be around the people who will build you up. This is called faith and God will respond faster than you think and in ways you never even imagined. This is what I know.

You can handle it.
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