What would you want to hear from another follower of Jesus today? Would you want to hear that the person was thinking of you? Would you want to hear a word of af rmation for persevering in a dif cult pandemic season? In our passage today, Paul lingers over some personal matters. He shares his heart with his siblings in Rome. He talks about what they mean to him. Why would this be so important to Paul? And then, I have an even more important question for you. What would you want to hear from God today?