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2 Corinthians 12:9

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. – 2 Corinthians 12:9 (BRG)

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In the midst of trials....God is doing miracles!

To me it makes perfect sense that we are in the end times.  How could we not be?  And even if this is not the end, shouldn’t we always be living each day as if it were our last?  1,278 more words

True Stories

The Good Soldier?

I think I’ve been through so much in my life that I wouldn’t know what to do in a period of peace. It’s like the soldier who finally comes home but sometimes forgets, he’s no longer in combat. 222 more words

The Gift of the Thorn

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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