2Co 10:7-9 ASV(7) Ye look at the things that are before your face. If any man trusteth in himself that he is Christ's, let him consider this again with himself, that, even as he is Christ's, so also are we. (8) For though I should glory somewhat abundantly concerning our authority (which the Lord gave for building you up, and not for casting you down), I shall not be put to shame: (9) that I may not seem as if I would terrify you by my letters.
What does he mean that he will not "be put to shame"? Is he saying that he won't behave timidly? Or that his weapons won't make his boasting empty? Or something else?