1 Corinthians 5:4

In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,
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AD 400
The Corinthians were to eject this man not only by common consent among themselves but also in the power of Christ, whose deputy Paul was. Commentary on Paul’s Epistles.

Cyprian of Carthage

AD 258
When, as soon as peace is given to us all by the Lord, we shall begin to return to the Church, then the wishes of each one shall be looked into in your presence, and with your judgment.

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Paul does not allow the Corinthians to wait for him to come but passes sentence from afar. He did this so as not to give the Corinthians any leeway for making excuses. They were to act immediately and in the very precise manner described.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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