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2 Corinthians 12 - NIV

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.




Sermons on 2 Corinthians 12 More sermons: 2 Corinthians 12

Dr. Ronald Shultz avatar
It’s OK to Low Crawl
Shared by: Dr. Ronald Shultz on Aug, 2016
Summary: Crawling forward is still advancing.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 130
David Owens avatar
The Helps of Our Hurts
Shared by: David Owens on May, 2016
Summary: This sermon is based on Chapter 7 in Charles Swindoll's book: Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit. The sermon addresses Paul's thorn in the flesh and the role of suffering in our lives.
Views: 309
Mike Dankson avatar
Thorns of Grace
Shared by: Mike Dankson on Apr, 2016
Summary: A sermon designed to encourage Christians to push through seasons of unanswered prayer
Dr. Phillip  Paschal avatar
Lord, Hear My Cry
Shared by: Dr. Phillip Paschal on Jun, 2015
Summary: Responding to The Lord's Answer to our prayers
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,020
Troy Borst avatar
Christian Atheist: Change
Shared by: Troy Borst on Feb, 2015
Summary: You see, sometimes we who believe in God live as though He doesn’t exist and as though He cannot change us.
Glynda Lomax avatar
Life Among the Thorns
Shared by: Glynda Lomax on Nov, 2014
Summary: God allows thorns in our lives to refine us, to keep us humble, and to be sure He gets the glory for all we do.
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:7
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 628
Pastor Brad Henry avatar
"Let Today Be The Day"
Shared by: Pastor Brad Henry on Aug, 2014
Summary: God is faithful to forgive us but we have a tough time forgiving ourselves. This lesson will set you free.
Series: Forgiveness
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 494
Bruce Lee avatar
Three Biggest Blunders in the Bible
Shared by: Bruce Lee on Aug, 2014
Summary: Learn from the biggest blunders in the bible and don't make the same mistakes in your life.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 10,675
Frank Jackson avatar
A Grace That Won't Let Go
Shared by: Frank Jackson on Nov, 2005
Summary: Any study of the life of the apostle Paul requires a serious look at the subject of pain. Suffering is not a pleasant subject to explore, especially in our western culture.
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 4,602
Larry Turner avatar
A Splinter from Satan.
Shared by: Larry Turner on Apr, 2014
Summary: Like a splinter barely under our skin, circumstances can be painful. But how can we tell if it's just life or God?
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 1,115
Michael Cotie avatar
Power in Weakness
Shared by: Michael Cotie on Mar, 2014
Summary: We are told that when we are humble then God will exalt us we will have Power in Weakness
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,174
John Shearhart avatar
Strength in Weakness
Shared by: John Shearhart on Dec, 2013
Summary: God perfects His strength in us through our weaknesses and reminds us to put no hope in our abilities.
Ron MacArthur avatar
The Thorn in Paul's Side
Shared by: Ron MacArthur on Jun, 2013
Summary: Points out clues from the scripture that point directly to the identity of the thorn in Paul's side
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,982
Chuck Booher avatar
Paul and His Final Days
Shared by: Chuck Booher on May, 2013
Summary: We need to be people who endure hard times by reading God’s Word, sharing Christ and being faithful to the end.
based on 2 ratings
Views: 1,473
Rick Boyne avatar
Power Perfected in Weakness
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Feb, 2013
Summary: God uses our weaknesses to demonstrate His strength.
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 878
Rick Burdette avatar
The Purpose of Thorns
Shared by: Rick Burdette on Sep, 2012
Summary: Tests, weakness, God's power, grace
Series: Thorns
based on 1 rating
Views: 2,870
Henry Shellman avatar
You Are Never Too.....To See God's Awesomeness
Shared by: Henry Shellman on Aug, 2012
Summary: Looking at the heros of faith as they give witness tha our God is an Awesome God.
John Lowe avatar
e Management of Pain
Shared by: John Lowe on Aug, 2012
Summary: The apostle Paul experienced a great deal of pain in his life. He recognized that sometimes Satan brings the pain and sometimes God brings the pain for our own good. He prayed for God to remove the pain, but God said, “My grace is sufficient.” God didn
Pastor David T. Diskin avatar
A Thorn in the Flesh
Shared by: Pastor David T. Diskin on Aug, 2012
Summary: Sometimes God allows people or things in our lives that do not appeal to our humanity but God allows such things in our lives to keep our focus on Him.
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 2,193
Rick Boyne avatar
My Grace is Sufficient
Shared by: Rick Boyne on Jul, 2012
Summary: Jesus' death was for salvation, not for getting stuff.
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,240
Angel Maldonado avatar
Power of One
Shared by: Angel Maldonado on Apr, 2012
Summary: The power of one man and the power of one message lies in the power to be weak.
based on 1 rating
Views: 653
Philip Harrelson avatar
The Ministry of Thorns
Shared by: Philip Harrelson on Jan, 2012
Summary: Thorns create a dependence on God
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,090
Patrick Nix avatar
Your Most-Overlooked Strength
Shared by: Patrick Nix on Jan, 2012
Summary: Pretending is easy, that's why so many people overlook their most powerful asset: their weakness. We tend to classify weaknesses with failures in the 'con' list, but I challenge you to move it across the page. It's definitely a plus. Authenticity, transpa
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 802
Fred Markes avatar
Heaven
Shared by: Fred Markes on Aug, 2011
Summary: A look at heaven and hell
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 703
Rick Crandall avatar
God’s Grace Is Sufficient for Us
Shared by: Rick Crandall on Aug, 2011
Summary: 1. God’s grace will carry us when we are helpless. 2. God’s grace will carry us when we hurt. 3. God’s grace will carry us to Heaven.
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,862
K. Edward Skidmore avatar
Religious Lies
Shared by: K. Edward Skidmore on Jul, 2011
Summary: This is the 4th sermon in the Truth series dealing with religious lies Christians sometimes pick up in church
based on 2 ratings
Views: 1,293
John Shearhart avatar
Strength in Weakness
Shared by: John Shearhart on May, 2011
Summary: Christ's strength perfected in weakness
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,522
Tim Smith avatar
From Thorns to Thankfulness
Shared by: Tim Smith on Mar, 2011
Summary: Paul could have easily boasted on how he had it all together and everything he had accomplished, but as soon as he wanted to boast, God gave him a thorn to remind him that it is wasn’t about him. What is a thorn? Thorns are any form of physical issues, hu
Series: Conversions
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 1,168
Russell Lee avatar
A tea bag Experience in a hot water world
Shared by: Russell Lee on Feb, 2011
Summary: The thing in life that causes you the most pain can be your greatest gift from God!
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,433
Rodney Johnson avatar
When Our Faith Fails Part 3
Shared by: Rodney Johnson on Sep, 2010
Summary: Part 3 focuses on Paul's thorn in the flesh.