1 Corinthians 16:1-3

The Collection for the Saints

1Now concerning
The expression  Now concerning introduces a reply to a question in the Corinthians’ letter; see 7:1; also verse 12
bthe collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do.
2On cthe first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, das he may prosper, eso that there will be no collecting when I come. 3And when I arrive, I will send fthose whom you accredit by letter to carry your gift to Jerusalem.
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