As to the relief of the converts, it is superfluous for me to write to you.
now as to the state of life after death, have ye not read that expression of God himself,
Though they are violently prejudiced against the gospel upon your account: yet they are objects of favour upon the account of their having been chosen out of respect to your fore-fathers.
earnestly intreating me to take the gift, and the charge of conveying it to the converts at Jerusalem:
for the execution of this charitable office, does not only supply the necessities of the converts, but by the thanksgivings of many redounds also to the glory of God.
only they recommended to us to get collections for the poor in Judea: which I was very careful to do.
therefore as we have opportunity, let us do good offices to all men, especially to the family of believers.
being circumcised the eighth day, of the family of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, an Hebrew by descent, by sect a Pharisee.
As to brotherly love, I have no occasion to write about it, God himself having instructed you to love one another.
but as the unction which ye have received from him, abides in you, you don't need any instruction: being then fully instructed by his unction, which is true and not fallacious, adhere to what that has taught you.