Colossians 3:17, 23 NLT
(17) And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father.
Colossians 4: 2, 5, 6 NLT
(2) Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart.
(5) Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity.
(6) Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.