On Sunday I looked at the final "half truth" in our series - "God doesn't give us more than we can handle."
As one remarked - that seems like a lot of "B.S."
This is a tough phrase often used as sympathetic encouragement .
In reality it can patronize and harm or shame people further.
The statement assumes that God inflicts suffering, And that seems odd to me.
Secondly - it assumes that God is beyond rather than close and part of our being. This too can be a problem.
It is a hard phrase meant to heal rather than harm. Sadly, it often inflict deeper pain.
I offered some possible alternatives when life overwhelms us.
What is your experience of this and perhaps the other half truths we explored.