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so to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. [2 corinthians 12:7]   we see the rise and fall of many in...

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so to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. three times i pleaded with the Lord about this, that it should leave...

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though if I should wish to boast, I would not be a fool, for I would be speaking the truth; but I refrain from it, so that no one may think more of me than he sees in me or hears from me. 1 corinthians 12:6   paul wishes so deeply that he didn’t have to talk...

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on behalf of this man I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except of my weaknesses— [2 corinthians 12:5]   weaknesses in 2 corinthians chapters 11 and 12 are: they are not your sin. they can be human limitations. (not all knowing, not all...

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and he heard things that cannot be told, which man may not utter.      [2 corinthians 12:4]   there are a lot questions about 2 corinthians 12:1-6. for generations upon generations, the most noted bible scholars and the most common Christ followers have...