When God bends you He’ll not break you. When God stretches you He’ll not snap you. This is what the prophet Isaiah found out and if there was a prophet whom God stretched it was Isaiah.
What does enlarge your tent mean?
In 1792, when Carey preached on this verse, the title of his message was: “Expect Great Things from God; Attempt Great things for God”. Looking at this verse, it occurs to me that “Enlargement” is an encouragement to think big, dream big and get a bigger perspective.
Who said when God wants you to grow he uncomfortable?
Jesus spoke often about the importance of our discomfort. In the Beatitudes He called people “Blessed” who are grieving, hungry or poor in spirit, or suffering persecution for His sake.
What does it mean God is stretching you?
But stretching is also something God wants to do in life as He stretches us, stretches our faith. What this means is that we need to learn in the spiritual how to be flexible, subtle and bendable in the hands of the Lord. … When God bends you He’ll not break you. When God stretches you He’ll not snap you.
What does it mean to pitch a tent in the Bible?
For worship, they had a portable tent called a tabernacle, the “Tent of Meeting.” It was a reminder that God was encamping with them in their wanderings. Where they would go, God would go. Where they went, God went. Where they rested, God would rest.
What does the Bible say about being comfortable?
Even when I go through the darkest valley, I fear no danger for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff – they comfort me. For this is what the Lord says: ‘I will make peace flow to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flood.
What does the Bible say about handling stress?
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” The Good News: If you use prayer as a means for comfort, God will provide you with peace of mind. Be sure to thank him once your worries subside.