Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification, and not to destruction.
2 Corinthians 2:3
This is the very thing I
wrote you, so that when I came, I would not have sorrow from those who ought to make me rejoice; having confidence in you all that my joy would be the joy of you all.
2 Corinthians 10:2
I ask that
when I am present I need not be bold with the confidence with which I propose to be courageous against some, who regard us as if we walked according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that perhaps
when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;
1 Corinthians 4:21
What do you desire?
Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?
2 Corinthians 13:2
I have previously said when present the second time, and though now absent I say in advance to those who have
sinned in the past and to all the rest as well, that if I come again I will not spare anyone,
This testimony is true. For this reason
reprove them severely so that they may be sound in the faith,
2 Corinthians 10:8
For even if
I boast somewhat further about our authority, which the Lord gave for building you up and not for destroying you, I will not be put to shame,
2 Corinthians 13:6
But I trust that you will realize that we ourselves
do not fail the test.