But Paul said, "I am not mad, most excellent Festus, but I am speaking
the sober truth.
For by the grace given to me I bid every one among you not to think
of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober
judgment, each according to the measure of faith which God has assigned
So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be
But, since we belong to the day, let us be sober, and put on the
breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live
sober, upright, and godly lives in this world,
Therefore gird up your minds, be sober, set your hope fully upon the
grace that is coming to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
The end of all things is at hand; therefore keep sane and sober for
Be sober, be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a
roaring lion, seeking some one to devour.