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1 Thessalonians 5:14-24 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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14 And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. 14 And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else. 15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try to be kind to each other and to everyone else.
16 Be joyful always; 16 Be joyful always;
17 pray continually; 17 pray continually;
18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
19 Do not put out the Spirit's fire; 19 Do not put out the Spirit's fire;
20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt.
21 Test everything. Hold on to the good. 21 Test everything. Hold on to the good.
22 Avoid every kind of evil. 22 Avoid every kind of evil.
23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it.