Paul Speaks to the Ephesian Elders

17 Now from Miletus he sent to Ephesus and called (A)the elders of the church to come to him.

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28 (A)Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all (B)the flock, in which (C)the Holy Spirit has made you (D)overseers, (E)to care for (F)the church of God,[a] which he (G)obtained (H)with his own blood.[b] 29 I (I)know that after my departure (J)fierce wolves will come in among you, (K)not sparing the flock; 30 and (L)from among your own selves will arise men speaking twisted things, to draw away the disciples after them. 31 Therefore (M)be alert, remembering that (N)for three years I did not cease night or day (O)to admonish every one (P)with tears. 32 And now (Q)I commend you to God and to (R)the word of his grace, which is able to (S)build you up and to give you (T)the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

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  1. Acts 20:28 Some manuscripts of the Lord
  2. Acts 20:28 Or with the blood of his Own

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