Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace which was given me by the working of his power.
making the most of your time, because the days are evil.
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.
Now why do you delay? Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on his name.
And when they heard it they were glad, and promised to give him money. So he sought an opportunity to betray him.
And 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.
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; correct, rebuke, and exhort, with great patience and instruction.
As for our brother Apollos, I strongly urged him to come to you with the other brethren, but it was not at all his will to come now. He will come when he has opportunity.
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 do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.