2 Corinthians 12:8-10 NIV

8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.1

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9 But he said to me, "My grace2 is sufficient for you, for my power3 is made perfect in weakness.4"5 Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.

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10 That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight6 in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships,7 in persecutions,8 in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.9

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