1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 NIV

9 Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other.

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10 And in fact, you do love all of God’s family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more,

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11 and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you,

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12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.

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