Can you explain 2 Corinthians 12:9? What does, "My grace is sufficient for thee", mean?
2 Corinthians 12:7-9 And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure. Concerning this thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it might depart from me. 9 And He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness." Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Grace is the Greek word ‘charis’ which means favour. Luke 1:30; 24:27
It is associated with ‘kindness’. Ephesians 2:7
In context, Jesus is telling Paul that he must endure his infirmity and be content with the favour or kindness shown to him by Christ revealing himself to him and putting him on the road to salvation.
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