1 Corinthians 16:3-13 NIV

3 Then, when I arrive, I will give letters of introduction to the men you approve and send them with your gift to Jerusalem.

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4 If it seems advisable for me to go also, they will accompany me.

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5 After I go through Macedonia, I will come to you—for I will be going through Macedonia.

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6 Perhaps I will stay with you for a while, or even spend the winter, so that you can help me on my journey, wherever I go.

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7 For I do not want to see you now and make only a passing visit; I hope to spend some time with you, if the Lord permits.

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8 But I will stay on at Ephesus until Pentecost,

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9 because a great door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many who oppose me.

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10 When Timothy comes, see to it that he has nothing to fear while he is with you, for he is carrying on the work of the Lord, just as I am.

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11 No one, then, should treat him with contempt. Send him on his way in peace so that he may return to me. I am expecting him along with the brothers.

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12 Now about our brother Apollos: I strongly urged him to go to you with the brothers. He was quite unwilling to go now, but he will go when he has the opportunity.

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13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

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