But before I come, I must go down to Jerusalem to take a gift to the Christians there.
For you see, the believers in Greece have eagerly taken up an offering for the Christians in Jerusalem, who are going through such hard times.
References for Romans 15:26
They were very glad to do this because they feel they owe a real debt to them. Since the Gentiles received the wonderful spiritual blessings of the Good News from the Jewish Christians, they feel the least they can do in return is help them financially.
As soon as I have delivered this money and completed this good deed of theirs, I will come to see you on my way to Spain.