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Acts 20 1 When it was all over, Paul sent for the believers and encouraged them. Then he said good-bye and left for Macedonia.
Acts 20 2 Along the way, he encouraged the believers in all the towns he passed through. Then he traveled down to Greece,
Acts 20 3 where he stayed for three months. He was preparing to sail back to Syria when he discovered a plot by some Jews against his life, so he decided to return through Macedonia.
Acts 20 4 Several men were traveling with him. They were Sopater of Berea, the son of Pyrrhus; Aristarchus and Secundus, from Thessalonica; Gaius, from Derbe; Timothy; and Tychicus and Trophimus, who were from the province of Asia.
Acts 20 5 They went ahead and waited for us at Troas.
Acts 20 6 As soon as the Passover season ended, we boarded a ship at Philippi in Macedonia and five days later arrived in Troas, where we stayed a week.
Acts 20 7 On the first day of the week, we gathered to observe the Lord's Supper. Paul was preaching; and since he was leaving the next day, he talked until midnight.
Acts 20 8 The upstairs room where we met was lighted with many flickering lamps.
Acts 20 9 As Paul spoke on and on, a young man named Eutychus, sitting on the windowsill, became very drowsy. Finally, he sank into a deep sleep and fell three stories to his death below.
Acts 20 10 Paul went down, bent over him, and took him into his arms. "Don't worry," he said, "he's alive!"
Acts 20 11 Then they all went back upstairs and ate the Lord's Supper together. And Paul continued talking to them until dawn; then he left.
Acts 20 12 Meanwhile, the young man was taken home unhurt, and everyone was greatly relieved.
Acts 20 13 Paul went by land to Assos, where he had arranged for us to join him, and we went on ahead by ship.
Acts 20 14 He joined us there and we sailed together to Mitylene.
Acts 20 15 The next day we passed the island of Kios. The following day, we crossed to the island of Samos. And a day later we arrived at Miletus.
Acts 20 16 Paul had decided against stopping at Ephesus this time because he didn't want to spend further time in the province of Asia. He was hurrying to get to Jerusalem, if possible, for the Festival of Pentecost.
Acts 20 17 But when we landed at Miletus, he sent a message to the elders of the church at Ephesus, asking them to come down to meet him.
Acts 20 18 When they arrived he declared, "You know that from the day I set foot in the province of Asia until now
Acts 20 19 I have done the Lord's work humbly--yes, and with tears. I have endured the trials that came to me from the plots of the Jews.
Acts 20 20 Yet I never shrank from telling you the truth, either publicly or in your homes.
Acts 20 21 I have had one message for Jews and Gentiles alike--the necessity of turning from sin and turning to God, and of faith in our Lord Jesus.
Acts 20 22 "And now I am going to Jerusalem, drawn there irresistibly by the Holy Spirit, not knowing what awaits me,
Acts 20 23 except that the Holy Spirit has told me in city after city that jail and suffering lie ahead.
Acts 20 24 But my life is worth nothing unless I use it for doing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus--the work of telling others the Good News about God's wonderful kindness and love.
Acts 20 25 "And now I know that none of you to whom I have preached the Kingdom will ever see me again.
Acts 20 26 Let me say plainly that I have been faithful. No one's damnation can be blamed on me,
Acts 20 27 for I didn't shrink from declaring all that God wants for you.
Acts 20 28 "And now beware! Be sure that you feed and shepherd God's flock--his church, purchased with his blood--over whom the Holy Spirit has appointed you as elders.
Acts 20 29 I know full well that false teachers, like vicious wolves, will come in among you after I leave, not sparing the flock.
Acts 20 30 Even some of you will distort the truth in order to draw a following.
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 20 32 "And now I entrust you to God and the word of his grace--his message that is able to build you up and give you an inheritance with all those he has set apart for himself.
Acts 20 33 "I have never coveted anyone's money or fine clothing.
Acts 20 34 You know that these hands of mine have worked to pay my own way, and I have even supplied the needs of those who were with me.
Acts 20 35 And I have been a constant example of how you can help the poor by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Acts 20 36 When he had finished speaking, he knelt and prayed with them.
Acts 20 37 They wept aloud as they embraced him in farewell,
Acts 20 38 sad most of all because he had said that they would never see him again. Then they accompanied him down to the ship.