For I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me to win obedience from the Gentiles, by word and deed,
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by the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God, so that from Jerusalem and as far around as Illyricum I have fully proclaimed the good news of Christ.
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Thus I make it my ambition to proclaim the good news, not where Christ has already been named, so that I do not build on someone else's foundation,
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but as it is written, "Those who have never been told of him shall see, and those who have never heard of him shall understand."
This is the reason that I have so often been hindered from coming to you.
But now, with no further place for me in these regions, I desire, as I have for many years, to come to you