19 Have you been thinking all along that we have been defending ourselves to you? It is (A)in the sight of God that we have been speaking in Christ, and (B)all for your upbuilding, beloved.

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10 For this reason I write these things while I am away from you, that when I come (A)I may not have to be (B)severe in my use of (C)the authority that the Lord has given me for building up and not for tearing down.

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(A)To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.

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