1 Corinthians 4:14-21 NAS

14 I do not write these things to 1shame you, but to admonish you as my beloved 2children.

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15 For if you were to have countless 3tutors in Christ, yet you would not have many fathers, for in 4Christ Jesus I 5became your father through the 6gospel.

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16 Therefore I exhort you, be 7imitators of me.

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17 For this reason I 8have sent to you 9Timothy, who is my 10beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, 11just as I teach everywhere in every church.

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18 Now some have become a12arrogant, as though I were not 13coming to you.

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    • Ž 4:18 - Lit "puffed up"
      19 But I 14will come to you soon, 15if the Lord wills, and I shall find out, not the bwords of those who are 16arrogant but their power.

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      20 For the kingdom of God does 17not consist in cwords but in power.

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        •  4:20 - Lit "word"
          21 What do you desire? 18Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?

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