Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
Whatever thy hand finds to do, do it with all thy might, for there is no work nor device nor knowledge nor wisdom in Sheol, where thou goest.
And this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awaken ourselves out of sleep, for now is our saving health nearer than when we believed.
Therefore as long as we have the opportunity, let us do good unto everyone, especially unto those who are of the household of faith.
Walk in wisdom towards outsiders, winning the occasion.
Therefore, take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day and stand fast, all the work having been finished.
They shall not be ashamed in the evil time, and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
Give a portion to seven and even to eight, for thou dost not know what evil shall come upon the earth.
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth while the evil days do not come nor the years draw near when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time, for it is an evil time.
Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the Light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you; for he that walks in darkness does not know where he goes.
And one of them named Agabus stood up and signified by the Spirit that there should be great famine throughout all the world, which came to pass in the days of Claudius Caesar.
1 Corinthians 7:26
I hold, therefore, this to be good because of the present distress, that it is good for a man to be thus: