Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God. I speak this to your shame.
Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.
I say this to your shame. Is it so, that there is not among you one wise man who will be able to decide between his brethren,
not in lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God;
Tremble, and do not sin;
Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Your word I have treasured in my heart,
That I may not sin against You.
Awake, drunkards, and weep;
And wail, all you wine drinkers,
On account of the sweet wine
That is cut off from your mouth.
So the captain approached him and said, “How is it that you are sleeping? Get up, call on your god. Perhaps your god will be concerned about us so that we will not perish.”
Afterward Jesus *found him in the temple and said to him, “Behold, you have become well; do not sin anymore, so that nothing worse happens to you.”
She said, “No one, Lord.” And Jesus said, “I do not condemn you, either. Go. From now on sin no more.”]
And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,
However not all men have this knowledge; but some, being accustomed to the idol until now, eat food as if it were sacrificed to an idol; and their conscience being weak is defiled.
For this reason it says,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine on you.”
Concerning him we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing.