of which I was made a servant according to the gift of that grace of God which was given me according to the working of his power.
redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.
Now why do you wait? Arise, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.’
They, when they heard it, were glad, and promised to give him money. He sought how he might conveniently deliver him.
Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
preach the word; be urgent in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort with all patience and teaching.
It shall be that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early and rush on the city. Behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, then may you do to them as you shall find occasion.”
Now concerning Apollos the brother, I strongly urged him to come to you with the brothers, but it was not at all his desire to come now; but he will come when he has an opportunity.
I must work the works of him who sent me while it is day. The night is coming, when no one can work.
So then, as we have opportunity, let’s do what is good toward all men, and especially toward those who are of the household of the faith.