4 But you, brothers and sisters, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief.

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5 You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.

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6 So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober.

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7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night.

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8 But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.

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