Some of the brothers recently returned and made me very happy by telling me about your faithfulness and that you are living in the truth.
I could have no greater joy than to hear that my children live in the truth.
Dear friend, you are doing a good work for God when you take care of the traveling teachers a who are passing through, even though they are strangers to you.
They have told the church here of your friendship and your loving deeds. You do well to send them on their way in a manner that pleases God.
For they are traveling for the Lord b and accept nothing from those who are not Christians. c8
So we ourselves should support them so that we may become partners with them for the truth.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)