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12 We encouraged you, we urged you, and we insisted that you live good lives for God, who calls you to his glorious kingdom.
12 encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.
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||Scripture quoted by permission. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by Biblica. All rights reserved worldwide. (New International Version Bible Online)