of which I became a servant according to the free grace of God which was given me by the inworking of his power.
Buy up the opportunity, because these are evil days.
Behave wisely towards outsiders, buying up the opportunity.
And now why delay? Rise, be baptized and wash away your sins, calling upon his name.'
They were glad to hear it and promised to give him money. He meanwhile was contriving how he could betray him at some favorable time.
Peter said to them, "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.
proclaim the message, be at it in season and out of season, convince, rebuke, encourage, with all patience in teaching.
As to Apollos our brother, I urged him strongly to go to you with the brethren. But it was not at all his will to go now, but he will come when it is convenient.
We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day. Night is coming when no one can work.
So then as we have opportunity let us work for the good of all men, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.