I Thessalonians 5:12-28

Now we ask you, brothers, to:

  • Give recognition to those who labor among you and lead you in the Lord and admonish you,
  • To regard them very highly in love because of their work.
  • Be at peace among yourselves.
  • And we exhort you, brothers: warn those who are irresponsible
  • Comfort the discouraged
  • Help the weak
  • Be patient with everyone.
  • See to it that no one repays evil for evil to anyone
  • Always pursue what is good for one another and for all.
  • Rejoice always!
  • Pray constantly.
  • Give thanks in everything (for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.)
  • Don’t stifle the Spirit.
  • Don’t despise prophecies, but test all things.
  • Hold on to what is good.
  • Stay away from every kind of evil.

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely.

  • And may your spirit, soul, and body be kept sound and blameless for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.
  • Brothers, pray for us also.
  • Greet all the brothers with a holy kiss.
  • I charge you by the Lord that this letter be read to all the brothers.
  • The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.