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1 Thessalonians 5:1-8

NIV 1 Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, NIV 1 Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, NIV 2 for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. NIV 2 for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. NIV 3 While people are saying, "Peace and safety," destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. NIV 3 While people are saying, "Peace and safety," destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. NIV 4 But you, brothers, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. NIV 4 But you, brothers, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. NIV 5 You are all sons of the light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. NIV 5 You are all sons of the light and sons of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. NIV 6 So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alert and self-controlled. NIV 6 So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alert and self-controlled. NIV 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. NIV 7 For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. NIV 8 But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. NIV 8 But since we belong to the day, let us be self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet.