And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command with the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ: Stay away from any Christian a who lives in idleness and doesn't follow the tradition of hard work we gave you.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)