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“When God Says NO in Light of a Better YES” (2 Corinthians 12:2-10)

Parents in every culture can relate to this common sequence…

  1. The child makes an urgent and impassioned request.
  2. Due to the experience and perspective gained by higher mileage on planet earth, the parent knows that what the child is requesting is not in the child’s best interest.
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Christianity in a Tuna Can - Part 2

Tuna right out of the can is uninteresting. You have this dry, stick-to-the-roof-of-your-mouth fish that also makes your breath smell bad once you’ve eaten it. If you’re like me, you drain the salt water or vegetable oil, which is why it’s dry. 778 more words


Growing Up and Growing Old

When I was a kid, things were a lot different. The world has changed, but so have I. Everybody changes, and everything changes. That is except for one thing, and that being Jesus Christ. 1,374 more words

My Thoughts

My Own Thorns

In 2 Corinthians 12, Paul talks about “a thorn in flesh.” A messenger of Satan, he calls it, keeping him humble and causing him not to boast in his strengths, but in his weaknesses. 1,153 more words

Letting The Light Shine

Day 91 - "My grace is sufficient"

Daily Readings: Joshua 7-8, 2 Corinthians 12, Psalm 60

But the Lord 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.  1,045 more words

The Marketplace Missionary

I Am the Greatest!

In 1964, the Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali touted, “I am the greatest!” After his match against Sonny Liston, he escalated his claim and said, “I’m not the greatest. 899 more words


Truth in Pictures, 2 Corinthians 12:9

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.