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2 Corinthians 10:7-11 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 You are looking only on the surface of things. If anyone is confident that he belongs to Christ, he should consider again that we belong to Christ just as much as he. 7 You are looking only on the surface of things. If anyone is confident that he belongs to Christ, he should consider again that we belong to Christ just as much as he.
8 For even if I boast somewhat freely about the authority the Lord gave us for building you up rather than pulling you down, I will not be ashamed of it. 8 For even if I boast somewhat freely about the authority the Lord gave us for building you up rather than pulling you down, I will not be ashamed of it.
9 I do not want to seem to be trying to frighten you with my letters. 9 I do not want to seem to be trying to frighten you with my letters.
10 For some say, "His letters are weighty and forceful, but in person he is unimpressive and his speaking amounts to nothing." 10 For some say, "His letters are weighty and forceful, but in person he is unimpressive and his speaking amounts to nothing."
11 Such people should realize that what we are in our letters when we are absent, we will be in our actions when we are present. 11 Such people should realize that what we are in our letters when we are absent, we will be in our actions when we are present.