The Collection for the Saints
Now concerning e the collection for the saints: as I directed the churches of Galatia, so you also are to do.
On f the first day of every week, each of you is to put something aside and store it up, g as he may prosper, h so that there will be no collecting when I come.
And when I arrive, I will send i those whom you accredit by letter to carry your gift to Jerusalem.
If it seems advisable that I should go also, they will accompany me.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Now after several years I came to bring alms to my nation and to present offerings.
On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul talked with them, intending to depart on the next day, and he prolonged his speech until midnight.
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet
2 Corinthians 8:3
For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own accord.
2 Corinthians 8:11
So now finish doing it as well, so that your readiness in desiring it may be matched by your completing it out of what you have.
2 Corinthians 9:3
But I am sending the brothers so that our boasting about you may not prove empty in this matter, so that you may be ready, as I said you would be.
2 Corinthians 8:18 - 19
With him we are sending the brother who is famous among all the churches for his preaching of the gospel.