And they spoke the word of the Lord to him together with all who were in his house.
And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
So I sent for you immediately, and you have been kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear all that you have been commanded by the Lord.”
I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
To me, the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
to whom God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
Having so fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart to you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become very dear to us.
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent aggressor. Yet I was shown mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief;