I became a servant of this gospel by the gift of God's grace given me through the working of his power.
making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.
And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.'
They were delighted to hear this and promised to give him money. So he watched for an opportunity to hand him over.
Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage —with great patience and careful instruction.
In the morning at sunrise, advance against the city. When Gaal and his men come out against you, seize the opportunity to attack them."
Now about our brother Apollos: I strongly urged him to go to you with the brothers. He was quite unwilling to go now, but he will go when he has the opportunity.
As long as it is day, we must do the works of him who sent me. Night is coming, when no one can work.
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.