...there's a wonderful article on it! Written by Mitch Chase, a pastor down in Louisville, Kentucky - he unpacks the bad theology behind the conventional wisdom that "God will never give you more than you can handle."
Trials come in all shapes and sizes, but they don't come to show how much we can take or how we have it all together. Overwhelming suffering will come our way because we live in a broken world with broken people. And when it comes, let's be clear ahead of time that we don't have what it takes. God will give us more than we can handle--but not more than he can.
The best line - "There's never a good time for your life to be wrecked."
Read the rest of the article here.