Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
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.
while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.
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.
They will not be ashamed in the time of evil,
in the days of famine they will have abundance.
Divide your portion to seven, or even to eight, for you do not know what misfortune may occur on the earth.
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.
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.
1 Corinthians 7:26
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.