Margaret Street Church of Christ
STRENGTH IN WEAKNESS
July 11, 2021

STRENGTH IN WEAKNESS

July 11, 2021   /   Troy Spradlin   /   Margaret Street Church of Christ

This is such a strange concept for worldly people to grasp, yet an essential part of true faith for the Christian. Let’s look at Paul’s example and explanation in order to make application. 2 Corinthians 12:1-10

I. V6: “SUPPOSE I DECIDED TO BRAG”

A. The Bible teaches that we should not  (Matthew 6:2; Prov 27:2; James 4:16)

B. Context of passage: In dealing with problems and questions of the church, Paul is having to and is also teaching about the

C. The phrase “third heaven” is simply a .

D. Personal experiences and testimonies are not important. A and the is what people need to see and hear from us!  

Scripture References: 1 Cor 1:10, 11:1

II. V7-9: GOD’S GRACE IS SUFICIENT

A. There are times when is the same one Paul heard.

B. We can’t really benefit from, or believe God’s grace is sufficient for us until we recognize and understand our own

Scripture References: Galatians 4:15; 6:11

III. V10: “WHEN I AM WEAK, THEN I AM STRONG”

A. The answer was not that !

B. With God you can .

C. God is able to use weak people to show His strength when weak people .

D. Application: We all need these things in our lives so that we will .

Scripture References: James 1:2-4, 13; 1 Cor 10:13: Luke 18:27; Phil 4:13

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