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Attempting to obey God and follow Jesus Christ our Lord

Strength in Weakness

King James Version of the Bible

King James Version of the Bible (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

2 Corinthians 12:7-10

New King James Version (NKJV)

The Thorn in the Flesh

And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure.Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.”Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

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4 responses

  1. Thank you for feeding us from His Word today, loopyloo! God bless you!

    August 10, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    • Thank you and God bless you as well Debbie!

      August 10, 2012 at 6:13 pm

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    August 13, 2012 at 4:56 am

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