When an opportunity was given me by the Lord to preach the gospel of Christ, upon my arrival at Troas,
when they were arrived, and had assembled the Church, they related what great things God had wrought by them, and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles:
This disturbance being over, Paul sent for the disciples, took his leave and departed for Macedonia.
in the upper chamber where we were assembled, several lamps were burning:
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, chosen to declare the gospel dispensation,
for I have a very fair and promising opportunity given me of propagating the gospel, tho' there are many opposers.
put up your requests likewise for me, that God would give me an opportunity to declare the mystery of Christ (for which I am even in bonds:)
And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia, write, "THESE things saith He that is holy, He that is true, He that hath the key of David, He that openeth what no man can shut; and shutteth what no man can open: