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  • Life Among The Thorns

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Nov 28, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,527 views

    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.

    Children. They really are precious, and I really do love them, but the simple truth is, I have a really hard time being around them for any extended period of time. Which for me is anything over about three minutes.  I’m not sure what it is, maybe it’s the long running around ...read more

  • You Are Never Too.....to See God's Awesomeness Series

    Contributed by Henry Shellman on Aug 27, 2012
     | 3,745 views

    Looking at the heros of faith as they give witness tha our God is an Awesome God.

    You are never too……..to see God’s Awesomeness 2 Corinthians 12: 7-10 Text Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, ...read more

  • The Grace Of God

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 13, 2014
    based on 89 ratings
     | 316,654 views

    Our text tells us about the grace of God and what it does for us. 1- The grace of God brings salvation 2- The grace of God teaches how to live 3- The grace of God gives hope

    INTRO.- ILL.- Preacher Dwight L. Moody loved to study the Bible topically, and it occurred to him one day that he had never studied the subject of grace. Setting aside a day, Moody gave himself to the study of God’s grace. But a second day was required. Even on the third day Moody had not ...read more

  • The Exception And The Rule

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jul 17, 2012
     | 3,008 views

    The proof of God's activity in our lives is not so much about the magnificent and the miraculous as it is about the grace that sustains us even in our weakness.

    Title: The Exception and the Rule Text: II Corinthians 12:2-10 Thesis: The proof of God’s activity in our lives is not so much about the magnificent and the miraculous as it is about the grace that sustains us even in our weakness. Introduction When he was born his mother named after ...read more

  • E Management Of Pain

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 6, 2012
     | 4,228 views

    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

    Thursday, January 16, 2003 Tom Lowe Title: The Management of Pain Text: “And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure.” (2 Cor. ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Thorns Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Sep 7, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,429 views

    Tests, weakness, God's power, grace

    THORNS 2 Cor 12: 7-10 September 2, 2012 INTRODUCTION: Why did God put thorns on roses? Well, here is the answer from a Harvard Science Professor… Rose plants have prickles not thorns. Prickles are sharp ...read more

  • My Grace Is Sufficient

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jul 11, 2012
     | 4,480 views

    Jesus' death was for salvation, not for getting stuff.

    My Grace is Sufficient April 26, 2009 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: Jesus’ death was for salvation, not for getting stuff. Focus Passage: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 I. The Myth of the so called “Prosperity ...read more

  • Christian Atheist: Change Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 12, 2015
     | 3,439 views

    You see, sometimes we who believe in God live as though He doesn’t exist and as though He cannot change us.

    This sermon is based off of a few ideas in Craig Groeshel’s book “The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living as if He Doesn’t Exist.” Zondervan, 2010. ISBN: 9780310332220 CHRISTIAN ATHEIST: CHANGE 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 INTRODUCTION I The sermon series we are ...read more

  • A Secret Weapon Called Weakness Series

    Contributed by Brandon Vernoy on Jun 24, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 10,510 views

    The ability to be weak in the presence of God is an invitation for His Presence to be strong within us.

    2 Corinthians 12:9 Joke: A job applicant was asked, “What would you consider to be your main strengths and weaknesses?” “Well,” he began, “my main weakness would definitely be my issues with reality. Sometimes I have a little trouble telling what’s real ...read more

  • Your Most-Overlooked Strength

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jan 5, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,912 views

    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

    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, transparency, and genuineness are not necessarily ...read more

  • A Servant Who Should Be Respected Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 6, 2012
     | 2,898 views

    We are to respect those in spiritual authority, and we are to respect those who pour themselves out for the Gospel. Paul deserved respect on both counts.

    A Servant Who Should Be Respected 2 Corinthians 12: 11-18 1. With the disaster of Hurricane Sandy and the misery and grief it brought, we are reminded about how vulnerable we all are. 2. This life is filled with twists, turns, and uncertainties. The only real insurance is the assurance of ...read more

  • Power Perfected In Weakness

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Feb 11, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,189 views

    God uses our weaknesses to demonstrate His strength.

    Power Perfected in Weakness February 10, 2013 Evening Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: God uses our weaknesses to demonstrate His strength. Focus Passage: 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Supplemental Passage: But may it never be that I would boast, except in ...read more

  • The Prescription For Pride

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Mar 11, 2013
     | 3,088 views

    A sermon that speaks to the dangers we face from pride.

    “A Prescription for Pride” 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 ********** (2Co 12:1) It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. (2Co 12:2) I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or ...read more

  • Running On Empty

    Contributed by Felicia Clayborne on Oct 4, 2015
     | 3,523 views

    Recognize that you are on empty.

    Title: Running On Empty Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:10 KJV: Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong. Introduction: Have you ever drove your car when it was on empty? Have ...read more

  • Lord, Hear My Cry

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Jun 30, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 13,581 views

    Responding to The Lord's Answer to our prayers

    LORD, PLEASE HEAR MY CRY 2 COR. 12:7-9 1. INTRODUCTION. EVERY NOW AND THEN WE FIND OURSELVES IN DIRE STRAIGHTS, AND THE BURDENS OF LIFE SEEM TO GET THE BEST OF US. STRUGGLES WILL ALWAYS FIND THEIR WAY INTO OUR LIVES. ALTHOUGH WE WILL WRESTLE WITH STRUGGLES, WE DON'T HAVE TO LET THE STRUGGLES GET ...read more