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" And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee : for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. "
A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the Apostolical ... - Page 454
by James Macknight - 1810
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Essays on the Evidences, Doctrines, and Practical Operation of Christianity

Joseph John Gurney - Apologetics - 1825 - 566 pages
...for thee ; for my strength is 3 Greek, HT/xaXofyitwv KKI Xiyovra. Vide Sclileusner in voc., No. 5. made perfect in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of CHRIST may rest upon me :" II Cor. xii, 7—9. Such was the practice of the apostles,...
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Sermons on Several Occasions

John Wesley - Methodist Church - 1825
...! 8. What less than this can \vc possibly infer from the abovecited words of St. Paul, who, living "in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses" for Christ's sake; — who, being full of "signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds," who, having been " caught up into the...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1825 - 184 pages
...ATlANS. bet in weakness. Mnst gladly therefore will 1 rather glory in my infirmitiess that the pow•r of Christ may rest upon me. 10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmitiess in reproachess in necessities, in persecutinnss in distresses for Christ's sake : for...
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An Elementary Course of Biblical Theology, Volume 1

Gottlob Christian Storr - Theology, Doctrinal - 1826
...pray amiss ? 2 Cor. 12:8, 9, "For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee...gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me." The Lord whom Paul here besought, is plainly Christ ; for...
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Sermons, Practical and Doctrinal

Elijah Parish - Congregational churches - 1826 - 421 pages
...voice morn celestial, than breaks from the lips of faith, touched with a coal from the holy altar ? " I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in...in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake. I have 122 learned in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I glory in tribulation. I am...
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Sermons

James Sieveright - Sermons, English - 1826 - 344 pages
...persecution and reproach, to garlands of human apN.5 plause. We shall, like the Apostle, learn to " take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities,...in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake." Not that these things are in themselves joyous, and not that we may not lawfully pray for their removal...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1-July 1874

1841
...wisdom, did rest upon him in refreshing drops. And now hear what more he says of these bright clouds, " Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches,...necessities, in persecutions, in distresses ; for when I am weak, then I am strong." And this is the end of all clouds that go over the heads of the...
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The Whole Works Of...Oliver Heywood Now First Collected, Revised & Arranged ...

Oliver Reywood - 1826
...." But the Christian is not appalled with, nor ashamed of, the cross of Christ ; nay, " he takes pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities,...in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake," 2 Cor. xii. 10; he even glories in the cross, and in the marks of the Lord Jesus, || as much as an...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1-July 1874

1858
...do I rather glory in my infirmities, that Hte power of Christ may rest upon me;" this is not "taking pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities,...in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake :" but, on the contrary, it is that miserable earthliness and carnality which binds one down to the...
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A Parting Memorial: Consisting of Miscellaneous Discourses Written and ...

Robert Morrison - Missions - 1826 - 411 pages
...promise, he took pleasure in them. His words are these, " That the power of Christ may rest upon me, I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ s sake ; for when I am weak, then am I strong." In this passage you perceive he gives all the...
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