Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I told you before, and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time; and being absent now I write to them which heretofore have sinned, and to all other, that, if I come again, I will not spare:

Heretofore

Bible References

Told

2 Corinthians 1:23
But upon my soul I call God to witness that it is simply to spare you that I have stayed away from Corinth.
2 Corinthians 10:1
I appeal to you personally, by the gentleness and forbearance of Christ??he Paul who is so humble when face to face with you, but so bold in dealing with you when he is far away!
2 Corinthians 12:20
for I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I want to find you, and that you may find me not as you want to find me. I am afraid that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, bad feeling, rivalry, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder,
1 Corinthians 4:19
But I am coming very soon to see you, if the Lord is willing, and then I will find out, not what these conceited people have to say, but what they can actually do.
1 Corinthians 5:5
I have handed the man over to Satan, for his physical destruction, in order that his spirit may be saved on the Day of the Lord.

Being

2 Corinthians 13:10
That is why I write this while I am away from you, so that when I come, I may not have to be harsh in my use of the authority the Lord has given me, for it was to build you up, not to pull you down.

Heretofore

2 Corinthians 12:21
and that when I come back my God may humiliate me before you, and I may have to mourn over many who have kept on in their old sins and have never repented of the impurity, immorality, and sensuality in which they have indulged.