1 Thessalonians - Chapter 5
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2 for you are well aware in any case that the Day of the Lord is going to come like a thief in the night.
12 We appeal to you, my brothers, to be considerate to those who work so hard among you as your leaders in the Lord and those who admonish you.
15 Make sure that people do not try to repay evil for evil; always aim at what is best for each other and for everyone.
20 or despise the gift of prophecy with contempt;
22 and shun every form of evil.
24 He who has called you is trustworthy and will carry it out.
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