Sufficient for such a one is this rebuke by many;
in the name of our Lord Jesus you being assembled together and my spirit with the power of our Lord Jesus
For behold, this same thing, that you grieved in a godly manner, how great diligence it produced in you, what a defense, what indignation, what fear, what desire, what zeal, what a punishment! In every thing you proved yourselves to be clear in this matter.
For this reason, being absent, I write these things, that I may not use sharpness when present, with the power which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for pulling down.
Those that sin, rebuke before all, that others also may fear.