Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not repent, though I did repent: for I perceive that the same epistle hath made you sorry, though it were but for a season.
Though i made
2 Corinthians 7:6
But God, who comforts downhearted people, comforted us [also] by the arrival of Titus.
2 Corinthians 2:2
For if I caused you sorrow, who can make me glad except the one I have grieved? [See verse 6].
As they were eating, He said, "Truly I tell you, one of you will turn me over [to the Jewish leaders]."
Then the Lord turned and gave Peter a [penetrating] glance. And Peter remembered the words of the Lord, how He had said to him, "You will deny [knowing] me three times before the rooster crows today."
And now that I have told you these things, your hearts are full of grief.
Then Jesus asked him a third time, "Simon, son of John, do you [truly] love me?" Peter was sad because Jesus had asked him a third time, "Do you [even] love me?" So, he said to Jesus, "Lord, you know all things. You [surely] know that I love you." Jesus replied to him, "[Then] feed my sheep.
Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us and we respected them [for it]; should we not much rather submit to the Father of our spirits [i.e., God], so we can live [spiritually]?
"I rebuke and discipline those I love, so be earnest and repent.