Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But I determined this with myself, that I would not come again to you in heaviness.
2 Corinthians 1:15
It was because I entertained this confidence that I intended to visit you before going elsewhere--so that you might receive a twofold proof of God's favour--
So the disciples decided to send relief, every one in proportion to his means, to the brethren living in Judaea.
Between these new comers and Paul and Barnabas there was no little disagreement and controversy, until at last it was decided that Paul and Barnabas and some other brethren should go up to consult the Apostles and Elders in Jerusalem on this matter.
1 Corinthians 2:2
For I determined to be utterly ignorant, when among you, of everything except of Jesus Christ, and of Him as having been crucified.
1 Corinthians 5:3
I for my part, present with you in spirit although absent in body, have already, as though I were present, judged him who has so acted.
After I have sent Artemas or Tychicus to you, lose no time in joining me at Nicopolis; for I have decided to pass the winter there.
2 Corinthians 2:4
For with many tears I write to you, and in deep suffering and depression of spirit, not in order to grieve you, but in the hope of showing you how brimful my heart is with love for you.
2 Corinthians 1:23
But as for me, as my soul shall answer for it, I appeal to God as my witness, that it was to spare you pain that I gave up my visit to Corinth.
2 Corinthians 7:5
For even after our arrival in Macedonia we could get no relief such as human nature craves. We were greatly harassed; there were conflicts without and fears within.
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may not find you to be what I desire, and that you may find me to be what you do not desire; that perhaps there may be contention, jealousy, bitter feeling, party spirit, ill-natured talk, backbiting, undue eulogy, unrest;
2 Corinthians 13:10
For this reason I write thus while absent, that when present I may not have to act severely in the exercise of the authority which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for pulling down.
1 Corinthians 4:21
Which shall it be? Shall I come to you with a rod, or in a loving and tender spirit?