I will boast about such a man, but I will not boast about myself, except in my weaknesses.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 8:17
This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: "He took on our infirmities, and carried our diseases."
1 Corinthians 2:3
I came to you in weakness and fear, and with much trembling.
2 Corinthians 12:1
I must go on boasting. Although there is nothing to gain, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is perfected in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly in my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest on me.
Chapter Outline1. For commending of his apostleship, though he might glory of his wonderful revelations,
9. yet he rather chooses to glory of his infirmities;
11. blaming the Corinthians for forcing him to this vain boasting.
14. He promises to come to them again; but yet altogether in the affection of a father;
20. although he fears he shall to his grief find many offenders, and public disorders there.
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