2 Corinthians 12:6-10

Even if I should choose to boast, I would not be a fool,because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will think more of me than is warranted by what I do or say, or because of these surpassingly great revelations. Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

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One response to “2 Corinthians 12:6-10

  1. Instead of being consumed with praying for the hardship to pass, Paul realized CHrist’s glory was revealed in his weakness. He gloried that God’s power rested on him and that he was able to live his life as a display of what God was able to to.

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