Romans 15:18-23 NIV

18 I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in leading the Gentiles1 to obey God2 by what I have said and done--

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19 by the power of signs and miracles,3 through the power of the Spirit.4 So from Jerusalem5 all the way around to Illyricum, I have fully proclaimed the gospel of Christ.6

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20 It has always been my ambition to preach the gospel7 where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else's foundation.8

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21 Rather, as it is written: "Those who were not told about him will see, and those who have not heard will understand."a9

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22 This is why I have often been hindered from coming to you.10

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Paul's Plan to Visit Rome

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,11

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