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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. "
Horę Paulinę, or The truth of the Scripture history of st. Paul evinced - Page 158
by William Paley - 1810
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The Joy of Faith in the Shadow of Death: Addressed to the Respectable Family ...

William Huntington - Death - 1804 - 30 pages
...often to put us in fetters, and give us a load to carry, as Paul says.' " Lest I shoul:l be exalted above measure, through the abundance of the revelations.,...given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan sent to buffet me." For the removal of this he besought the Lord thrice, and at last obtained...
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The Exemplary Life of the Pious Lady Guion

Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon - Mysticism - 1804 - 503 pages
...St. PAUL. He tells us, " And lest I should " be exalted above measure, through the abun*f dance of revelations, there was given to me a *' thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to " buffet me." He prayed thrice, and it was said to him, " My grace is sufficient for thee ; '; for my strength is...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. I besought the Lord thrice that this trial might depart from me. And he said unto me, my grace is sufficient for thee : for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities,...
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The Life of Lady Guion, Volume 1

Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon - Catholics - 1805 - 374 pages
...St. Paul. He tells •us, " 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 bwTet me." He prayed thrice, and it was said to him, " My grace is sufficient for thee ; for my .strength...
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An Explicatory Catechism: Or An Explanation of the Assembly's Shorter ...

Thomas Vincent, Charles Leslie - Westminster Assembly - 1806 - 286 pages
...God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able. 2 Cor xii. 7, 8, 9. There was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he •aid unto me, My...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volume 1

William Paley - Digital images - 1806 - 492 pages
...faint." " And he left them, and went away again, and prayed the third time, say. ing the same words" " For this thing I besought the Lord thrice that it might depart from me." Luke xviii. 1. Matt. xxvi. 44. 2 Cor. xii. 8.* CHAPTER IV. OF PRIVATE PRAYER, FAMILY PRAYER, AND PUBLIC...
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A New Literal Translation, from the Original Greek of All the ..., Volume 2

Bible - 1806
...heareth from me. 7 (K«i, 207.) For that I might not be exalted above meafure, by the tranfcendency of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn ' in the flefh, a meflenger of Satan to buffet me, that I might not be exalted above meafure. 2 8 Concerning...
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The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America ...

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. - 1806 - 470 pages
...have been enlightened in their understandings, and wrought upon in their hearts"; but fometimes alfo of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the nefh, the meffenger of Satan to buffet me, left I mould be exalted above meafure. — For this thing...
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Songs in the Night

Susannah Harrison - Christian poetry, English - 1807 - 182 pages
...chiefest good,Above my necessary food, Above the 'richest wine. exiii. And lest I should he exalted above Measure, through the Abundance of. the Revelations,...buffet me, lest I should be exalted above Measure. — 2 Co«* xii. 7. 1 JESUS exalts his fav'rites high, 2 Seasons like these great joy create, Our hearts...
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Morning and evening prayers, for the use of individuals, Volume 2

Morning and evening prayers - 1818
...Cor. i. 2. With all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. 2 Cor. xii. 8, 9. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it...might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee, &c. Rev. v. 9, 10. Thou art worthy to take the book, — for thou wast slain,...
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