(11) You know what sort of times we live in, and so you should live properly. It is time to wake up. You know that the day when we will be saved is nearer now than when we first put our faith in the Lord. (12) Night is almost over, and day will soon appear. We must stop behaving as people do in the dark and be ready to live in the light. (13) So behave properly, as people do in the day. Don't go to wild parties or get drunk or be vulgar or indecent. Don't quarrel or be jealous. (14) Let the Lord Jesus Christ be as near to you as the clothes you wear. Then you won't try to satisfy your selfish desires.
-- Romans 13:11-14 (CEV)