Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I directed the churches of Galatia, so do you also. (1 Corinthians 16:1)

On the first day of every week each one of you is to put aside and save, as he may prosper, so that no collections be made when I come. (1 Corinthians 16:2)

When I arrive, whomever you may approve, I will send them with letters to carry your gift to Jerusalem; (1 Corinthians 16:3)

and if it is fitting for me to go also, they will go with me. (1 Corinthians 16:4)

But I will come to you after I go through Macedonia, for I am going through Macedonia; (1 Corinthians 16:5)

and perhaps I will stay with you, or even spend the winter, so that you may send me on my way wherever I may go. (1 Corinthians 16:6)

For I do not wish to see you now just in passing; for I hope to remain with you for some time, if the Lord permits. (1 Corinthians 16:7)

But I will remain in Ephesus until Pentecost; (1 Corinthians 16:8)

for a wide door for effective service has opened to me, and there are many adversaries. (1 Corinthians 16:9)

Now if Timothy comes, see that he is with you without cause to be afraid, for he is doing the Lord's work, as I also am. (1 Corinthians 16:10)

So let no one despise him. But send him on his way in peace, so that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brethren. (1 Corinthians 16:11)

But concerning Apollos our brother, I encouraged him greatly to come to you with the brethren; and it was not at all his desire to come now, but he will come when he has opportunity. (1 Corinthians 16:12)

Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. (1 Corinthians 16:13)

Let all that you do be done in love. (1 Corinthians 16:14)

Now I urge you, brethren (you know the household of Stephanas, that they were the first fruits of Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves for ministry to the saints), (1 Corinthians 16:15)

that you also be in subjection to such men and to everyone who helps in the work and labors. (1 Corinthians 16:16)

I rejoice over the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, because they have supplied what was lacking on your part. (1 Corinthians 16:17)

For they have refreshed my spirit and yours. Therefore acknowledge such men. (1 Corinthians 16:18)

The churches of Asia greet you. Aquila and Prisca greet you heartily in the Lord, with the church that is in their house. (1 Corinthians 16:19)

All the brethren greet you. Greet one another with a holy kiss. (1 Corinthians 16:20)

The greeting is in my own hand--Paul. (1 Corinthians 16:21)

If anyone does not love the Lord, he is to be accursed. Maranatha. (1 Corinthians 16:22)

The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you. (1 Corinthians 16:23)

My love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen. (1 Corinthians 16:24)

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