Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote unto you with many tears; not that ye should be grieved, but that ye might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

That ye might

Bible References

Out

Leviticus 19:17
“You must not harbor hatred against your brother. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him.
Psalm 119:136
My eyes pour out streams of tears
because people do not follow Your instruction.
Proverbs 27:5
Better an open reprimand
than concealed love.
Jeremiah 13:15
Listen and pay attention. Do not be proud,
for the Lord has spoken.
Luke 19:41
As He approached and saw the city, He wept over it,
Romans 9:2
that I have intense sorrow and continual anguish in my heart.
Philippians 3:18
For I have often told you, and now say again with tears, that many live as enemies of the cross of Christ.

Not

2 Corinthians 7:8
For even if I grieved you with my letter, I do not regret it—even though I did regret it since I saw that the letter grieved you, yet only for a little while.
2 Corinthians 12:15
I will most gladly spend and be spent for you. If I love you more, am I to be loved less?

That ye might

2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband—to present a pure virgin to Christ.

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