Jesus said to him, " 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind.'
Who is wise and intelligent among you? Let him show out of the noble life that he lives his works in wise gentleness.
Have your minds on the things above and not on the things on the earth.
Be strictly careful, then, how you live, not as unwise but as wise.
Buy up the opportunity, because these are evil days.
For I determined to know nothing among you but Jesus Christ \'97 and him crucified.
Through the grace given to me I say to every one among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought, but to think so as to become wise, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
For God's invisible qualities \'97 his everlasting power and deity \'97 are, since the creation of the world, clearly seen, being known from what he has made. So they are without any excuse.
"Every one, therefore, who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock;