2 cor 12 7-10 commentary

2019-11-17 20:27

It is believed, no doubt, that this explanation may be shown to suit the context by 2 Corinthians 12: 9 compared with 2 Corinthians 12: 10 (see especially, Fritzsche, p. 152 f. ), but in 2 Corinthians 12: 910 expresses only the category, to which also that special suffering belonged.12: 710 The apostle gives an account of the method God took to keep him humble, and to prevent his being lifted up above measure, on account of the visions and revelations he had. We are not told what this thorn in the flesh was, whether some great trouble, or some great temptation. 2 cor 12 7-10 commentary

2 Corinthians 12: 710 Pride is a dangerous thing. It causes us to belittle God and His will. It causes us to think we are selfsufficient in this universe when we are not.

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12: 710 The apostle gives an account of the method God took to keep him humble, and to prevent his being lifted up above measure, on account of the visions and revelations he had. We are not told what this thorn in the flesh was, whether some great trouble, or some great temptation.

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Jun 25, 2015  2 Corinthians 12: 710 A Thorn in the Flesh The thorn in the flesh is directly related to Pauls great revelations. This is not something Christians need to fear, Paul is unique in salvation history as the apostle to the Gentiles, and his visionary experience is unique as well.

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Jun 11, 2010  Yet in this passage (2 Corinthians 12: 710) he is not healed. Despite his desperate plea to God, the thorn in his flesh remains, and it is not Gods will not to heal him. Finding out that it is not Gods will for us to be healed is a shocking reality, whether it be a terminal illness that will result in our death or constant thorn in our side that persistently tears away at our strength.

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