With regard to the collection for the saints, please follow the directions that I gave to the churches of Galatia:
After several years I came to bring to my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings,
Contribute to the needs of the saints, pursue hospitality.
But now I go to Jerusalem to minister to the saints.
Now we make known to you, brothers and sisters, the grace of God given to the churches of Macedonia,
because the service of this ministry is not only providing for the needs of the saints but is also overflowing with many thanks to God.
They requested only that we remember the poor, the very thing I also was eager to do.
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name, in having served and continuing to serve the saints.
They did so, sending their financial aid to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.
They went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been prevented by the Holy Spirit from speaking the message in the province of Asia.
and all the brothers with me, to the churches of Galatia.
But Ananias replied, "Lord, I have heard from many people about this man, how much harm he has done to your saints in Jerusalem,
He gave her his hand and helped her get up. Then he called the saints and widows and presented her alive.
One of them, named Agabus, got up and predicted by the Spirit that a severe famine was about to come over the whole inhabited world. (This took place during the reign of Claudius.)
After he spent some time there, Paul left and went through the region of Galatia and Phrygia, strengthening all the disciples.