Acts 24:17
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New Living Translation
"After several years away, I returned to Jerusalem with money to aid my people and to offer sacrifices to God.

King James Bible
Now after many years I came to bring alms to my nation, and offerings.

Darby Bible Translation
And after a lapse of many years I arrived, bringing alms to my nation, and offerings.

World English Bible
Now after some years, I came to bring gifts for the needy to my nation, and offerings;

Young's Literal Translation
'And after many years I came, about to do kind acts to my nation, and offerings,

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Saurin -- Paul Before Felix and Drusilla
Jacques Saurin, the famous French Protestant preacher of the seventeenth century, was born at Nismes in 1677. He studied at Geneva and was appointed to the Walloon Church in London in 1701. The scene of his great life work was, however, the Hague, where he settled in 1705. He has been compared with Bossuet, tho he never attained the graceful style and subtilty which characterize the "Eagle of Meaux." The story is told of the famous scholar Le Clerc that he long refused to hear Saurin preach, on the
Grenville Kleiser—The world's great sermons, Volume 3

The Awakened Sinner Urged to Immediate Consideration and Cautioned against Delay.
1. Sinners, when awakened, inclined to dismiss convictions for the present.--2. An immediate regard to religion urged.--3. From the excellence and pleasure of the thing itself.--4. From the uncertainty of that future time on which sinners presume, compared with the sad consequences of being cut off in sin.--5. From the immutability of God's present demands.--6. From the tendency which delay has to make a compliance with these demands more difficult than it is at present.--7. From. the danger of God's
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

The Epistles of the Captivity.
During his confinement in Rome, from a.d. 61 to 63, while waiting the issue of his trial on the charge of being "a mover of insurrections among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes" (Acts 24:5), the aged apostle composed four Epistles, to the Colossians, Ephesians, Philemon, and Philippians. He thus turned the prison into a pulpit, sent inspiration and comfort to his distant congregations, and rendered a greater service to future ages than he could have
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Of Presbyters who are Corrected by their Own Bishops. ...
Of presbyters who are corrected by their own bishops. Alypius the bishop, a legate of the province of Numidia, said: Nor should this be passed over; if by chance any presbyter when corrected by his bishop, inflamed by self-conceit or pride, has thought fit to offer sacrifices to God separately [from the authority of the bishop] or has believed it right to erect another altar, contrary to ecclesiastical faith and discipline, such should not get off with impunity. Valentine, of the primatial see
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
Acts 11:29
So the believers in Antioch decided to send relief to the brothers and sisters in Judea, everyone giving as much as they could.

Acts 20:31
Watch out! Remember the three years I was with you--my constant watch and care over you night and day, and my many tears for you.

Acts 24:26
He also hoped that Paul would bribe him, so he sent for him quite often and talked with him.

Romans 15:25
But before I come, I must go to Jerusalem to take a gift to the believers there.

1 Corinthians 16:1
Now regarding your question about the money being collected for God's people in Jerusalem. You should follow the same procedure I gave to the churches in Galatia.

2 Corinthians 8:1
Now I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, what God in his kindness has done through the churches in Macedonia.

2 Corinthians 8:4
They begged us again and again for the privilege of sharing in the gift for the believers in Jerusalem.

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