Contributed by Scott Spencer on Oct 22, 2011
Paul understood that God had a plan for him and that even though he had his own desires, he should make plans in accord Gods plan, and sometimes this meant that he would need to be flexible in his own plans.
. . . that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith. I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other