“God Knows How Much We Can Bear” [Repost]

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“God knows how much we can bear”.  That’s a familiar phrase that’s been used to comfort the sufferer time and time again when faced with adversity, bills, sickness, disease, sorrow and troubles.  In the midst of these things, “God knows how much we can bear”.

In context, it seems the term usually implies that God himself was piling on problems and difficulties to see where our breaking point would be. The more I think about the phrase in that context, the more I realize that something isn’t adding up.  Read More

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