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Saturday, January 28, 2017

2 Corinthians 12:8-10 Paul's Thorn and God's Grace

2 Corinthians 12:8-10
Paul's Thorn and God's Grace

Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. 


10 That is why, for the sake of Christ, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.…


In 2 Corinthians 12:9 What Matthew Henry says about Paul's thorn in the flesh is said to be a messenger of Satan which he sent for evil; but God designed it, and overruled it for good. Prayer is a salve for every sore, a remedy for every malady; and when we are afflicted with thorns in the flesh, we should give ourselves to prayer. 

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