For the one who serves Christ in this way is pleasing to God and approved by people.
Greet Apelles, who is approved in Christ. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus.
For it is not the person who commends himself who is approved, but the person the Lord commends.
to defraud a person in a lawsuit – the Lord
This is the destiny of fools,
but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we declare it, not to please people but God, who examines our hearts.
For they loved praise
For there must in fact be divisions among you, so that those of you who are approved may be evident.
and know his will
Make every effort to present yourself before God as a proven worker who does not need to be ashamed, teaching the message of truth accurately.
For by it the people of old
“I do not accept
So you testify that you approve of
And when the blood of your witness
Then, when I arrive, I will send those whom you approve with letters of explanation to carry your gift to Jerusalem.
so that you can decide what is best, and thus be sincere and blameless for the day of Christ,
“As soon as the ear heard these things,
When Moses heard this explanation, he was satisfied.
Although they fully know