Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Wherefore, though I wrote unto you, I did it not for his cause that had done the wrong, nor for his cause that suffered wrong, but that our care for you in the sight of God might appear unto you.

Bible References

I did

2 Corinthians 2:9
I wrote for this purpose: to test your character to see if you are obedient in everything.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is widely reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and the kind of sexual immorality that is not even tolerated among the Gentiles—a man is living with his father’s wife.

That our

2 Corinthians 2:4
For I wrote to you with many tears out of an extremely troubled and anguished heart—not that you should be hurt, but that you should know the abundant love I have for you.
2 Corinthians 11:11
Why? Because I don’t love you? God knows I do!
1 Timothy 3:5
(If anyone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he take care of God’s church?)

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