Romans 1:11-15 NIV

11 I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong—

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12 that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.
13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters,a that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles.

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    • d 1:13 - The Greek word for "brothers and sisters" ("adelphoi" ) refers here to believers, both men and women, as part of God’s family; also in 7:1, 4; 8:12, 29; 10:1; 11:25; 12:1; 15:14, 30; 16:14, 17.
      14 I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.

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      15 That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are in Rome.

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