Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.
Be wise1 in the way you act toward outsiders;2 make the most of every opportunity.3
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Let your conversation be always full of grace,4 seasoned with salt,5 so that you may know how to answer everyone.6
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Tychicus7 will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant8 in the Lord.
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I am sending him to you for the express purpose that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.9
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He is coming with Onesimus,10 our faithful and dear brother, who is one of you.11 They will tell you everything that is happening here.
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My fellow prisoner Aristarchus12 sends you his greetings, as does Mark,13 the cousin of Barnabas.14 (You have received instructions about him; if he comes to you, welcome him.)
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Jesus, who is called Justus, also sends greetings. These are the only Jews among my fellow workers15 for the kingdom of God, and they have proved a comfort to me.
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Epaphras,16 who is one of you17 and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you,18 that you may stand firm in all the will of God, mature19 and fully assured.
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I vouch for him that he is working hard for you and for those at Laodicea20 and Hierapolis.
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Our dear friend Luke,21 the doctor, and Demas22 send greetings.
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