2 Corinthians 12:6-10

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,
7 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.
8 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me.
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.
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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Cross References 14

  • 1. 2 Corinthians 10:8
  • 2. ver 11; 2 Corinthians 11:16
  • 3. ver 1; S 1 Corinthians 2:10
  • 4. Numbers 33:55
  • 5. S Matthew 4:10
  • 6. Matthew 26:39,44
  • 7. S Romans 3:24
  • 8. S Philippians 4:13
  • 9. S 1 Corinthians 2:3
  • 10. 1 Kings 19:12
  • 11. S Matthew 5:12
  • 12. 2 Corinthians 6:4
  • 13. Romans 5:3; 2 Thessalonians 1:4
  • 14. 2 Corinthians 13:4
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