1 Corinthians 4:16-21 NAS

16 Therefore I exhort you, be 1imitators of me.

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17 For this reason I 2have sent to you 3Timothy, who is my 4beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, 5just as I teach everywhere in every church.

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18 Now some have become a6arrogant, as though I were not 7coming to you.

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    • Ž 4:18 - Lit "puffed up"
      19 But I 8will come to you soon, 9if the Lord wills, and I shall find out, not the bwords of those who are 10arrogant but their power.

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      20 For the kingdom of God does 11not consist in cwords but in power.

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        •  4:20 - Lit "word"
          21 What do you desire? 12Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?

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