3 John 1:10

10 if I come, I will bring up what he is doing. The author’s understated response to Diotrephes’s severe provocation indicates his pastoral sensitivity, but also leaves no doubt that his visit will put a decisive stop to Diotrephes’s behavior. The apostle’s personal presence was an extension of the authoritative presence of Christ, both for encouragement and for warning (2 Cor. 13:1–3, 10).