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in the presence of God – 447

for some days he was with the disciples at damascus.  and immediately he proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues, saying, “he is the Son of God.” and all who heard him were amazed and said, “is not this the man who made havoc in jerusalem of those who called upon this...

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in the presence of God – 446

the God and Father of the Lord Jesus, he who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying. at damascus, the governor under king aretas was guarding the city of damascus in order to seize me, but i was let down in a basket through a window in the wall and escaped his...

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in the presence of God – 445

[26] for consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. [27] but God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame...

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in the presence of God – 444

for the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. for it is written, “i will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning i will thwart." [1 corinthians1:18-19]   "in the...

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In the presence of God – 443

if i must boast, i will boast of the things that show my weakness. the God and Father of the Lord Jesus, he who is blessed forever, knows that i am not lying. at damascus, the governor under king aretas was guarding the city of damascus in order to seize me, but i was...

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in the presence of God – 442

and i was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power,  [1 corinthians 2:3-4]   one of my biggest fears is appearing weak and/or foolish....

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in the presence of God – 441

who is weak, and i am not weak? who is made to fall, and i am not indignant? [2 corinthians 11:29]   do you suffer well with your brothers and sisters in Christ? are you so connected in the Spirit that you feel what they feel when they endure hardship? if i’m...

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in the presence of God -440

in toil and hardship, through many a sleepless night, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.  and, apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxiety for all the churches. 2 corinthians 11:27-28 it’s easy to idolize lives...

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in the presence of God -439

but jews came from antioch and iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead. but when the disciples gathered about him, he rose up and entered the city, and on the next day he went on with...

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in the presence of God -438

five times i received at the hands of the jews the forty lashes less one. three times i was beaten with rods. once i was stoned. three times i was shipwrecked; a night and a day i was adrift at sea; on frequent journeys, in danger from rivers, danger from robbers,...

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