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The Gift of the Thorn

Of late, my life verse has become 2 Corinthians 12:9: “But 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.” 542 more words

Perfected Power - A Sermon for 2 Corinthians 12:7b-10

The reading today is from Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth. Before I share these few verses, some background may be helpful. Some call this letter, Paul’s “foolish letter.” They call it that because Paul was accused of being a fool by the Christians in Corinth, and he took that name and wore it like a badge of honor. 1,850 more words


Weak, But Yet Strong

Preached at Christ Church, Abingdon
5th July 2015: 5th Sunday after Trinity
2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13

Last weekend, I was in the car listening to… 1,261 more words


Psalm 3

Lots of up/down language:

  • the foes rise
  • God lifts David’s head
  • David lies down
  • God is up on his holy hill
  • David lies down
  • David…
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is all, for is when

My grace is all you need, for my power is greatest when you are weak.

What if the Apostle Paul Had Gotten Proud?

It would have been bad, that’s what.

Proud people are pretty unusable by God, and so Paul would have been put on the shelf. And maybe we would have missed half of the New Testament, you know the part that Paul wrote (Just imagine the Bible without Romans). 240 more words