I do not want to seem as though I am trying to terrify you with my letters,
Then, when I arrive, I will send those whom you approve with letters of explanation to carry your gift to Jerusalem. 1
Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? We don’t need letters of recommendation to you or from you as some other people do, do we? 1
Let such a person consider this: What we say 1 by letters when we are absent, we also are in actions when we are present.