Romans 15:25-28 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
  Search
New Living Translation (NLT) New International Version (NIV)
25 But before I come, I must go down to Jerusalem to take a gift to the Christians there. 25 Now, however, I am on my way to Jerusalem in the service of the saints there.
26 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. 26 For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.
27 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. 27 They were pleased to do it, and indeed they owe it to them. For if the Gentiles have shared in the Jews' spiritual blessings, they owe it to the Jews to share with them their material blessings.
28 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. 28 So after I have completed this task and have made sure that they have received this fruit, I will go to Spain and visit you on the way.