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2 Corinthians 12:5-15

NIV 5 I will boast about a man like that, but I will not boast about myself, except about my weaknesses. NIV 5 I will boast about a man like that, but I will not boast about myself, except about my weaknesses. NIV 6 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. NIV 6 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. NIV 7 To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. NIV 7 To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. NIV 8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. NIV 8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. NIV 9 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. NIV 9 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. NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 11 I have made a fool of myself, but you drove me to it. I ought to have been commended by you, for I am not in the least inferior to the "super-apostles," even though I am nothing. NIV 11 I have made a fool of myself, but you drove me to it. I ought to have been commended by you, for I am not in the least inferior to the "super-apostles," even though I am nothing. NIV 12 The things that mark an apostle--signs, wonders and miracles--were done among you with great perseverance. NIV 12 The things that mark an apostle--signs, wonders and miracles--were done among you with great perseverance. NIV 13 How were you inferior to the other churches, except that I was never a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong! NIV 13 How were you inferior to the other churches, except that I was never a burden to you? Forgive me this wrong! NIV 14 Now I am ready to visit you for the third time, and I will not be a burden to you, because what I want is not your possessions but you. After all, children should not have to save up for their parents, but parents for their children. NIV 14 Now I am ready to visit you for the third time, and I will not be a burden to you, because what I want is not your possessions but you. After all, children should not have to save up for their parents, but parents for their children. NIV 15 So I will very gladly spend for you everything I have and expend myself as well. If I love you more, will you love me less? NIV 15 So I will very gladly spend for you everything I have and expend myself as well. If I love you more, will you love me less?