But since 1we are of the day, let us 2be asober, having put on the 3breastplate of 4faith and love, and as a 5helmet, the 6hope of salvation.
For God has not destined us for 7wrath, but for 8obtainingsalvationthrough our LordJesusChrist,
109who died for us, so that whether we are awakeorasleep, we will livetogether with Him.
11Thereforebencourageoneanother and 10build up oneanother, just as you also are doing.
But we request of you, brethren, that you c11appreciatethose12who diligentlylaboramong you, and 13havechargeover you in the Lord and give you dinstruction,
and that you esteem them veryhighly in lovebecause of their work. 14Live in peace with oneanother.
We urge you, brethren, admonish15the eunruly, encourage16the fainthearted, help17the weak, be 18patient with everyone.
15See that 19noonerepaysanother with evil for evil, but always20seekafter that which is good for oneanother and for allpeople.
in everything23givethanks ; for this is God'swill for you in ChristJesus.