So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep,1 but let us be alert2 and self-controlled.37
For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night.48
But since we belong to the day,5 let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate,6 and the hope of salvation7 as a helmet.89
For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath9 but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.1010
He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him.1111
Therefore encourage one another12 and build each other up,13 just as in fact you are doing.