Tag Archives: 2 Corinthians 12

speaking before God

devotional post # 2218 2 Corinthians 12:19-21 2Co 12:19 You are thinking all this time that we are defending ourselves before you. We are speaking before God in Christ, and all the things that we are saying, friends, are meant … Continue reading

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following divine advice

devotional post # 2217 2 Corinthians 12:16-18 2Co 12:16  But be that as it may, I have not burdened you. I “was crafty, and tricked you.” 2Co 12:17  Did I exploit you using any of those whom I sent to … Continue reading

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not feeling the love

devotional post # 2216 2 Corinthians 12:14-15 2Co 12:14  I want you to notice that I am getting ready to come to you for the third time, and I will not be a burden, because I am not seeking your … Continue reading

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missions report card

devotional post # 2215 2 Corinthians 12:11-13 2Co 12:11  I have been stupid. You forced me, because I ought to have been recommended by you. Because I was not at all inferior to these super-missionaries, even though I am nothing.2Co … Continue reading

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splinters and his sufficiency

devotional post # 2214 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 2Co 12:7  and due to the extreme nature of the revelations. So to keep me from becoming conceited, a splinter was given me in the flesh, a messenger from Satan to harass me, … Continue reading

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the third sky

devotional post # 2213 2 Corinthians 12:1-6 2Co 12:1  Bragging is necessary right now. There is no profit it, but I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.2Co 12:2  I know a man in Christ who fourteen … Continue reading

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aiming for restoration

2 Corinthians 12:14-13:14.  Paul had visited Corinth two times: once to plant churches there, and then for a “painful visit” in which he had to make judgments and set right wrong behavior.  He is planning a third visit, and wants … Continue reading

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sometimes God says no

2 Corinthians 12:1-10.  As I write this, I am going through a severe spiritual battle.  Something that I really expected to happen has not happened.  Like Paul and his thorn in the flesh, I have prayed many times about this, … Continue reading

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proof of commitment

2 Corinthians 10:13-12:13.  Paul’s opponents in Corinth probably boasted that they were more committed to Christ and the churches than Paul was.  After all, he was only a part-time itinerant missionary, but they demonstrated their commitment by staying among the … Continue reading

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