Paul: Has "A Thorn in the Flesh"
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2 Corinthians 12:7-9
And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
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Galatians 4:13,14
You know how through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel to you at the first.
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The Best Light for Studying a Thorn.
... Yet (with much reverence) God has a hard time getting Paul to work always ... Something
came into Paul's life that was a constant irritation. He calls it a thorn. ...
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The Power and Glory of God Shine Forth in the Weakness of Human ...
... 1. The Apostle Paul has, moreover, in the most lucid manner, pointed out that man
has been delivered ... revelations, there was given unto me a thorn in the ...
/.../irenaeus/against heresies/chapter iii the power and glory.htm

Paul Before his Conversion.
... and repulsive physical infirmity, which he calls a "thorn in the ... [342] "Paul" (Little)
is ... form for his Hebrew name "Saul" (Desired), and has nothing whatever ...
/.../schaff/history of the christian church volume i/section 30 paul before his.htm

St. Ambrose Explains that the Flesh Given to Satan for Destruction ...
... for himself alone, therefore is he who has been injured by ... suffering and weakness
of the flesh, where Paul says: "There was given unto me a thorn in the ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xiv st ambrose explains.htm

The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians
... sufferings for Christ, the revelations that God has sent him ... Paul's journey to Macedonia,
triumph in Christ ... Revelations given, but also a thorn in the flesh, the ...
/.../pullan/the books of the new testament/chapter xi the second epistle.htm

Second Sunday Before Lent
... be exalted overmuch, there was given to me a thorn in the ... Paul continually refers
to others having followed him and built upon the foundation he has laid. ...
/.../luther/epistle sermons vol ii/second sunday before lent.htm

Perfection of Righteousness and Full Security was not Even in Paul ...
... left to his own choice and will, but received "the thorn in the flesh, a messenger ...
The apostle Paul certainly had not yet that perfection of virtue, nor yet ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 18 perfection of righteousness and.htm

Again on Matt. xiv. 25:00:00 of the Lord Walking on the Waves of ...
... 1. The Gospel which has just been read touching the ... Thou art the very same Paul,
little in thyself; and ... didst thrice beseech the Lord, that "the thorn of the ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon xxvi again on matt.htm

An Objection of the Pelagians. The Apostle Paul was not Free from ...
... The Apostle Paul Was Not Free From Sin So Long as He ... thought to imply that he had
no sin, that "thorn of the ... to think or to say, that any one who has to bend ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 24 an objection of the.htm

Addresses on Holiness,
... and infirmities, to which my husband has referred, are ... Paul sought the Lord thrice
to have this thorn ... This thorn was, doubtless, some physical trial"as the ...
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Subtopics

Paul

Paul Escapes to Derbe, where he Preaches the Gospel, and Returns to Lystra

Paul is Bitten by a Viper and Miraculously Unharmed

Paul is Brought Before the Sanhedrin; his Defense

Paul is Confined in Herod's Judgment Hall in Caesarea

Paul is Confined in the Fortress

Paul is Delayed in Melita for Three Months

Paul is Encouraged by a Vision from God, Promising Him That he Will Give Testimony in Rome

Paul is Escorted to Caesarea by a Military Guard

Paul is Immersed

Paul is Persecuted

Paul is Persecuted by Certain Jews from Antioch and Iconium, and is Stoned

Paul is Persecuted by the Jews

Paul is Received by the Brethren Gladly

Paul is Released by the Civil Authorities on the Grounds of his Being a Roman Citizen

Paul is Returned to the Fortress

Paul is Taken to Rome in the Custody of Julius, a Centurion, and a Detachment of Soldiers

Paul is Welcomed at the Household of Lydia

Paul: A Roman Citizen

Paul: A Zealous Pharisee

Paul: Also Called Saul

Paul: Appeals to be Heard by Caesar

Paul: Born in the City of Tarsus

Paul: Called to be an Apostle

Paul: Caught up to the Third Heaven

Paul: Chooses Silas As his Companion

Paul: Contends With Elymas (Bar-Jesus) the Sorcerer

Paul: Contends With the Judaizers Against Their Circumcision "Theology"

Paul: Conveys the Contributions of the Christians in Antioch to the Christians in Jerusalem

Paul: Debates on Mars' Hill (At the Meeting of the Areopagus Council) With Greeks

Paul: Declares he Was Going Bound in Spirit to Jerusalem

Paul: Departs for Caesarea

Paul: Educated at Jerusalem in the School of Gamaliel

Paul: Enters the Temple Courtyard

Paul: Escapes by Being Let Down from the Wall in a Basket; Goes to Jerusalem

Paul: Escapes to Berea by Night

Paul: from the Tribe of Benjamin,

Paul: Goes Through Phrygia and Galatia

Paul: Goes to Caesarea

Paul: Goes to Troas, where he Has a Vision of a Man Saying, "Come Over Into Macedonia

Paul: Has "A Thorn in the Flesh"

Paul: Has Barnabas As his Companion

Paul: He Declares to the Apostles at Jerusalem the Miracles and Wonders God had Performed Among the Gentiles by Them

Paul: Heals an Immobile Man

Paul: Heals the Ruler's Father and Others

Paul: His Defense

Paul: His Examination Before Herod Agrippa Ii

Paul: His Independence of Character

Paul: His Message Received Gladly by the Gentiles

Paul: His Resolute Determination to Go to Jerusalem Despite Repeated Warnings

Paul: His Trial Before Governor Felix

Paul: His Trial Before Governor Festus

Paul: His Vision and Conversion

Paul: Jewish Leaders Conspire Against his Life

Paul: John (Mark), a Companion of, Departs for Jerusalem

Paul: Kind Treatment by the Inhabitants of the Island

Paul: Lives in his own Rented House for Two Years, Preaching and Teaching

Paul: Makes his Second Tour of the Congregations

Paul: Meets some Brethren Who Accompany Him to Rome from Appii Forum

Paul: Persecuted and Expelled

Paul: Persecuted by Jews, Drawn Before the Deputy, Charged With Wicked Lewdness

Paul: Persecuted by the Jews Who Come from Thessalonica

Paul: Persecuted, Beaten, and Cast Into Prison With Silas

Paul: Persecutes the Christians; Present At, and Gives Consent To, the Stoning of Stephen

Paul: Persecutions Endured By

Paul: Persecutions of

Paul: Personal Appearance of

Paul: Preaches at Paphos

Paul: Preaches at Salamis

Paul: Preaches in Damascus for the First Time

Paul: Predicts Misfortune to the Ship; his Counsel not Heeded, and the Voyage Resumes

Paul: Proceeds to Macedonia After Strengthening the Congregations in That Region

Paul: Reasons in the Synagogue Every Sabbath

Paul: Rebukes the Exorcists

Paul: Received by the Disciples in Jerusalem

Paul: Refers the Question of Circumcision to the Apostles and Elders at Jerusalem

Paul: Remains in Custody for Two Years

Paul: Reproves the Soothsayer

Paul: Returns to Antioch, Accompanied by Barnabas, Judas, and Silas, With Letters to the Gentiles

Paul: Returns to Ephesus

Paul: Returns With the Apostle John to Antioch (Of Syria)

Paul: Re-Visits Pisidia, Pamphylia, Perga, Attalia, and Antioch, in Syria, where he Lived

Paul: Sends for the Elders of the Congregation of Ephesus

Paul: Sends Timothy and Erastus Into Macedonia, But he Himself Remains in Asia for a Period of Time

Paul: Sent to Damascus With Letters for the Arrest and Return to Jerusalem of Christians

Paul: Sent to the Gentiles

Paul: Sergius Paulus, Governor of the Country, is a Convert of

Paul: Sickness of, in Asia

Paul: Summons the Local Jewish Leadership

Paul: Supports Himself

Paul: Teaches at Antioch (In Syria) for One Year

Paul: The People Attempt to Worship Him

Paul: The Ship Encounters a Storm

Paul: The Ship is Wrecked, and all on Board Take Refuge on the Island of Melita (Malta)

Paul: The Spread of the Gospel Through his Preaching Interferes With the Makers of Idols

Paul: This Plan is Thwarted by his Nephew

Paul: Transferred to a Ship of Alexandria

Paul: Visits Amphipolis, Apollonia, and Thessalonica; Preaches in the Synagogue

Paul: Visits Antioch (In Pisidia), and Preaches in the Synagogue

Paul: Visits Assos, Mitylene, Chios, Samos, Trogyllium

Paul: Visits Coos, Rhodes, and Patara; Boards a Ship Bound for Tyre

Paul: Visits Corinth

Paul: Visits Ephesus, where he Leaves Aquila and Priscilla

Paul: Visits Iconium, and Preaches to the Jews and Non-Jews

Paul: Visits Lystra; Circumcises Timothy

Paul: Visits Much of the Island of Cyprus

Paul: Visits Perga in Pamphylia

Paul: Visits Samothracia and Neapolis

Paul: Visits Seleucia

Paul: Visits Troas

Paul: Waits at Tyre for Seven Days

Sarcasm: Paul

Select Readings: Paul and Silas in Prison

Select Readings: Paul in Front of Agrippa

Select Readings: Paul in Front of Governor Felix

Select Readings: Paul on Mars' Hill

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