What did Paul say about weakness?
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.
What was Apostle Paul’s ailment?
The Apostle Paul had a chronic disease. Epilepsy is offered as the most likely hypothesis. Interpretation of parts of the Pauline epistles suggests the possibility of facial motor and sensitive disturbances coming after ecstatic seizures.
Why could Paul boast in his weakness?
God’s grace is what allows Paul to boast or delight in his weaknesses. It’s God’s grace that allows him to have power in his weakness! God’s grace is available because of the work of the cross.
What does the Bible say about God strengthening us?
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” “The Lord is my strength and my song; he has given me victory.
How many times did Paul ask for the thorn to be removed?
So Paul sought the Lord three times to remove this thorn in the flesh, this demonic angel that stirred up persecution through people. C. The Lord answered, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness.
What was wrong with Paul’s eyes?
Paul (Saul of Tarsus) was struck blind by a light from heaven. Three days later his vision was restored by a “laying on of hands.” The circumstances surrounding his blindness represent an important episode in the history of religion.
What does boast about my weakness mean?
Thus Paul spoke of and called his attention to his own weaknesses rather than his strength. This form of boasting reveals God’s power and encourages others.