Related commentaries – Boasting

Limits of Paul’s Authority – II Corinthians 10:13 – 10:18

The Difference of Running For Life or For Diner

A certain dog had always boasted of his ability as a runner. Then one day a rabbit that he was chasing got away. This brought a lot of ridicule from the other dogs because of his previous boasting. His explanation: “You must remember, the rabbit was running for his life, while I was only running for my dinner. (“Illustrations for Biblical Preaching” edited by Michael P. Green).