So the lame man paid attention to them, expecting to receive something from them.
Then when Jesus noticed how the guests chose the places of honor, he told them a parable. He said to them,
So after sending two of his assistants, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, he himself stayed on for a while in the province of Asia.
by holding on to the word of life so that on the day of Christ I will have a reason to boast that I did not run in vain nor labor in vain.
Be conscientious about how you live and what you teach. Persevere in this, because by doing so you will save both yourself and those who listen to you.