making the most of your time, because the days are evil.
Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.
Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no delight in them”;
Therefore at such a time the prudent person keeps silent, for it is an evil time.
They will not be ashamed in the time of evil, And in the days of famine they will have abundance.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.
Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.
So Jesus said to them, “ For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.
One of them named Agabus stood up and began to indicate by the Spirit that there would certainly be a great famine all over the world. And this took place in the reign of Claudius.
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 think then that this is good in view of the present distress, that it is good for a man to remain as he is.
But this I say, brethren, the time has been shortened, so that from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none;
who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace;