23except that 1the HolySpiritsolemnly2testifies to me in everycity, saying that 3bonds and afflictionsawait me.
"But 4I do not consider my life of anyaccount as dear to myself, so that I may 5finish my course and 6the ministrywhich I received from the LordJesus, to 7testifysolemnly of the gospel of 8the grace of God.
"And now, behold, I know that all of you, amongwhom I wentabout9preaching the kingdom, will nolongersee my face.
26"Therefore, I atestify to you thisday that 10I ambinnocent of the blood of allmen.
"For I 11did not shrink from declaring to you the whole12purpose of God.
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all13the flock, amongwhich the HolySpirit has made you coverseers, to shepherd14the church of Godwhich15He dpurchasedewith His ownblood.
"I know that after my departure16savagewolves will come in among you, not sparing17the flock ;
and from among your own selvesmen will arise, speakingperversethings, to drawaway18the disciplesafter them.
31"Therefore be on the alert, remembering that night and day for a period of 19threeyears I did not cease to admonisheachone20with tears.
"And now I 21commend you to God and to 22the word of His grace, which is able to 23build you up and to give you 24the inheritanceamongallthose who are sanctified.
"25I have covetednoone'ssilverorgoldorclothes.