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Scripture in Letters - 2 Corinthians

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2 Corinthians 4: 10 September 24, 1824

With St. Paul every Christian says "I bear the wounds of Jesus on my body."

p.15, #3 On Patience Retreat Notes

2 Corinthians 9:7-8 July 30, 1859

We should be radiant with joy in Christ the Lord, for the Lord loves a cheerful giver.

#2941 Postulants

2 Corinthians 12:9 November 20, 1838

May God, in his power and mercy continue to work on in us, showing in the weak his power and might.

#131 Reverend Fink

2 Corinthians 12:9 November 30, 1854

Honor and thanks to the Lord who so readily manifests to the weak the miracle of his might and wisdom.

#1795 Pastor of Hienheim

2 Corinthians12:9 September 10, 1865

He likes to choose the weak to glorify Him

#3924 Reverend Schmitter

2 Corinthians 12:10 October 1, 1823

He permits us to live in our weakness so that we may learn his strength.

p. 3-4 Retreat Notes


2 Corinthians 12:10 January 21, 1856

He it is who makes use of the weak in order to reveal His power, wisdom, and love.

#2098 Augsburg Orphanage

2 Corinthians 12:10 February 18, 1857

Almighty allows Himself to use the weak as His instrument to carry out His counsels.

#2363 Reverend Enders of Amberg

2 Corinthians 12:9 May 8, 1858

and I praise the Lord that he deigns to glorify Himself in His weak creatures by giving increase to our planting and watering.

#2617 Pastor at Frieberg

2 Corinthians 12:10 December 14, 1874

"In this my weakness," says the Apostle, "is my strength."

#5014 Sister Eutropia

2 Corinthians 12:10 November 10, 1877

"In this my weakness," says the Apostle, "is my strength."

#5301 Sister Oswina



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