2 Thessalonians 3:1-6 NIV

Request for Prayer

1 Finally, brothers,1 pray for us2 that the message of the Lord 3 may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it was with you.4

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2 And pray that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men,5 for not everyone has faith.

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3 But the Lord is faithful,6 and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.7

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4 We have confidence8 in the Lord that you are doing and will continue to do the things we command.

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5 May the Lord direct your hearts9 into God's love and Christ's perseverance.

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Warning Against Idleness

6 In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ,10 we command you, brothers, to keep away from11 every brother who is idle12 and does not live according to the teachinga you received from us.13

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