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Romans 15:18-23 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 For I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has wrought through me to win obedience from the Gentiles, by word and deed, 18 I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in leading the Gentiles to obey God by what I have said and done--
19 by the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Holy Spirit, so that from Jerusalem and as far round as Illyr'icum I have fully preached the gospel of Christ, 19 by the power of signs and miracles, through the power of the Spirit. So from Jerusalem all the way around to Illyricum, I have fully proclaimed the gospel of Christ.
20 thus making it my ambition to preach the gospel, not where Christ has already been named, lest I build on another man's foundation, 20 It has always been my ambition to preach the gospel where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else's foundation.
21 but as it is written, "They shall see who have never been told of him, and they shall understand who have never heard of him." 21 Rather, as it is written: "Those who were not told about him will see, and those who have not heard will understand."
22 This is the reason why I have so often been hindered from coming to you. 22 This is why I have often been hindered from coming to you.
23 But now, since I no longer have any room for work in these regions, and since I have longed for many years to come to you, 23 But now that there is no more place for me to work in these regions, and since I have been longing for many years to see you,