And I besought the LORD at that time, saying,
2 Corinthians 12:8
Concerning this, I pleaded with the Lord three times to take it away from me.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness." Therefore, I will most gladly boast all the more about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may reside in me.