Reaffirm Your Love

1 But I determined this for my own sake, that I 1would not come to you in sorrow again.
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    • a 2:1 - Or "as far as I am concerned"
      2 For if I 2cause you sorrow, who then makes me glad but the one whom I made sorrowful?
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      3 This is the very thing I 3wrote you, so * that 4when I came, I would not have sorrow from those who ought to make me rejoice; having 5confidence in you all that my joy would be the joy of you all.
      4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I 6wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love which I have especially for you.
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      5 But 7if any has caused sorrow, he has caused sorrow not to me, but in some degree -in order not to say too much -to all of you.
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        • b 2:5 - Lit "so that I not be burdensome"
          6 Sufficient for such a one is 8this punishment which was inflicted by the majority,
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          7 so that on the contrary you should rather 9forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.
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          8 Wherefore I urge you to reaffirm your love for him.
          9 For to this end also 10I wrote, so that I might 11put you to the test, whether you are 12obedient in all things.
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          10 But one whom you forgive anything, I forgive also; for indeed what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, I did it for your sakes 13in the presence of Christ,
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          11 so that no advantage would be taken of us by 14Satan, for 15we are not ignorant of his schemes.
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          15 For we are a 27fragrance of Christ to God among 28those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;
          16 29to the one an aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. And who is 30adequate for these things?
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          17 For we are not like many, 31peddling the word of God, but 32as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ 33in the sight of God.