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1 Corinthians 4:14-21

NIV 14 I am not writing this to shame you, but to warn you, as my dear children. NIV 14 I am not writing this to shame you, but to warn you, as my dear children. NIV 15 Even though you have ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel. NIV 15 Even though you have ten thousand guardians in Christ, you do not have many fathers, for in Christ Jesus I became your father through the gospel. NIV 16 Therefore I urge you to imitate me. NIV 16 Therefore I urge you to imitate me. NIV 17 For this reason I am sending to you Timothy, my son whom I love, who is faithful in the Lord. He will remind you of my way of life in Christ Jesus, which agrees with what I teach everywhere in every church. NIV 17 For this reason I am sending to you Timothy, my son whom I love, who is faithful in the Lord. He will remind you of my way of life in Christ Jesus, which agrees with what I teach everywhere in every church. NIV 18 Some of you have become arrogant, as if I were not coming to you. NIV 18 Some of you have become arrogant, as if I were not coming to you. NIV 19 But I will come to you very soon, if the Lord is willing, and then I will find out not only how these arrogant people are talking, but what power they have. NIV 19 But I will come to you very soon, if the Lord is willing, and then I will find out not only how these arrogant people are talking, but what power they have. NIV 20 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power. NIV 20 For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power. NIV 21 What do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a whip, or in love and with a gentle spirit? NIV 21 What do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a whip, or in love and with a gentle spirit?