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Paul closes out the letter by letting the people know of his future travel plans and to encourage them to be generous in helping others. Paul’s handling of an offering for the church in Jerusalem is a good example for everyone. He wants them to give in a willing and planned way, not in response to an emotional plea he personally delivers. Our giving should be based on what God has given us, which is far more than just money. Emotional appeals can be very effective, but planned giving shows our ongoing thanks to God for all he has done for us.