Most Relevant Verses
making the best use of your time because the times are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.
Whatever you do, work at it wholeheartedly as though you were doing it for the Lord and not merely for people.
How long will you lie down, lazy man? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and your poverty will come on you like a bandit and your desperation like an armed man.
There is a season for everything, and a time for every event under heaven:
Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise. It has no commander, officer, or ruler, but prepares its provisions in the summer and gathers its food in the harvest.
teach us to keep account of our days so we may develop inner wisdom.
Behave wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of your time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer everyone.
The thief must no longer steal but must work hard and do what is good with his own hands, so that he might earn something to give to the needy.
For you spent enough time in the past doing what the gentiles like to do, living in sensuality, sinful desires, drunkenness, wild celebrations, drinking parties, and detestable idolatry.
You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.