Some of your own people will distort the word in order to lure followers after them.
Stay alert! Remember that for three years I constantly and tearfully warned each one of you. I never stopped warning you!
Now I entrust you to God and the message of his grace, which is able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all whom God has made holy.
I haven't craved anyone's silver, gold, or clothing.
You yourselves know that I have provided for my own needs and for those of my companions with my own hands.
In everything I have shown you that, by working hard, we must help the weak. In this way we remember the Lord Jesus' words: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
After he said these things, he knelt down with all of them to pray.
They cried uncontrollably as everyone embraced and kissed Paul.
They were especially grieved by his statement that they would never see him again. Then they accompanied him to the ship.