The Thorn in the Flesh

December 8, 1872

The Thorn in the Flesh   “And lest I should he 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. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from …

2 Corinthians:12:7, 8, 9

God’s Cure for Man’s Weakness

June 24, 1866

God's Cure for Man's Weakness   “Out of weakness were made strong.”— Hebrews 11:34.   SOME kinds of weakness are of God’s appointment, and necessarily incident to manhood; they are not sinful, and, therefore, we may continue to be subject to them without regret. In reference to such weaknesses it may be that after beseeching the Lord even thrice …