The thorn on my side and what the Lord revealed to me

Have you been praying for deliverance out of a trail? Here is a little encouragement the Lord have me today…

“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. 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.” II Corinthians‬ ‭12‬:‭7-9‬

“Like Paul, we ask for help from the Lord. As far as our Father is concerned, however, the purpose of prayer is not that He might give help to us, but that He might give Himself to us.
The Father says, “You want Me to take away the pain, to solve the problem, to get you out of the situation -but that’s not what you need. You need Me. And the very problem you’re seeking to get away from, the very situation you desire to get out of is the very one that is causing you to talk to Me. You’ll be stronger when you’re weak because you’ll have no other choice than to draw strength from Me. You’ll have to reply on Me.” – Jon Courson’s Application Commentary New Testament

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