Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,
For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands,
for which I was appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher,
By the Holy Spirit who dwells within us, guard the good deposit entrusted to you.
You are aware that all who are in Asia turned away from me, among whom are Phygelus and Hermogenes.
but when he arrived in Rome he searched for me earnestly and found me—
may the Lord grant him to find mercy from the Lord on that day!—and you well know all the service he rendered at Ephesus.