1 Thessalonians 4:9-12 NIV

9 Now about brotherly love1 we do not need to write to you,2 for you yourselves have been taught by God3 to love each other.4

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10 And in fact, you do love all the brothers throughout Macedonia.5 Yet we urge you, brothers, to do so more and more.6

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11 Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands,7 just as we told you,

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12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders8 and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.

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