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" 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. "
The Works... - Page 73
by William Paley - 1824
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Thoughts in affliction [taken from the Bible and from hymns, with ...

Algernon Sydney Thelwall - 1831
...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. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And He said unto me, My grace...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families

William Jay - Families - 1833 - 493 pages
...food by ravens ; and sent Paul safety by Satan himself! But you will observe, that Paul does not say, "There was given me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, because I wag exalted above measure," but " lest / should be." I wish, you to remark this, in order...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - Natural theology - 1831 - 578 pages
...and then proceeds to describe a particular instance, and afterwards adds, " lest I should bo exalted 831 hi the flesh." * ie *' I wilt speak of nettling but what Christ hath wrought by i*;" or, as Grotius...
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You're on Trial.

Brad Tuttle - Religion - 2005 - 296 pages
...people think it was demonic opposition that was continually besetting him because he identified it as "the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure." Whatever it was, God used that trial to lead Paul to humbly depend on Him. God allows trials in our...
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Exploring the Gospel of Matthew: An Expository Commentary

John Phillips - Religion - 2005 - 560 pages
..."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" (2 Corinthians 12:7). Whatever Paul's affliction was (epilepsy, bad eyes, or the like), the fact is...
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The New Testament and Literature: A Guide to Literary Patterns

Stephen D. Cox - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 394 pages
...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. (2 Corinthians 12:7) No one knows the nature of this famous "thorn in the flesh." It may have been...
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Transforming the Trials of Life

Robert Hanson - Religion - 2006 - 256 pages
...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. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace...
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It Is Appointed

Jim Kasparek - Religion - 2006 - 144 pages
..."And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of 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." The Life Application Bible states the same information this way, "I will say this: because these experiences...
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Memoirs of Mercy

Dionna K. Trice - Family & Relationships - 2006 - 148 pages
...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. Another example is Jesus Christ. He prayed to the Father three times to take away his bitter cup (His...
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How Do I Find the Christ?

Rudolf Steiner - Religion - 2006 - 58 pages
...should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to ere \ me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to...buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.' This 'thorn' of God-denial, of which Steiner speaks, therefore also has a positive aspect. 13. In the...
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