Thematic Bible

1 Thessalonians 5:1 (show verse)

Now as to the times and the epochs, brethren, you have no need of anything to be written to you.

1 Thessalonians 5:2 (show verse)

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

1 Thessalonians 5:3 (show verse)

While they are saying, “Peace and safety!” then destruction will come upon them suddenly like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.

1 Thessalonians 5:4 (show verse)

But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day would overtake you like a thief;

1 Thessalonians 5:5 (show verse)

for you are all sons of light and sons of day. We are not of night nor of darkness;

1 Thessalonians 5:6 (show verse)

so then let us not sleep as others do, but let us be alert and sober.

1 Thessalonians 5:7 (show verse)

For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those who get drunk get drunk at night.

1 Thessalonians 5:8 (show verse)

But since we are of the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet, the hope of salvation.

1 Thessalonians 5:9 (show verse)

For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Thessalonians 5:10 (show verse)

who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep, we will live together with Him.

1 Thessalonians 5:11 (show verse)

Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.

1 Thessalonians 5:12 (show verse)

But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,

1 Thessalonians 5:13 (show verse)

and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.

1 Thessalonians 5:14 (show verse)

We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

1 Thessalonians 5:15 (show verse)

See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.

1 Thessalonians 5:16 (show verse)

Rejoice always;

1 Thessalonians 5:17 (show verse)

pray without ceasing;

1 Thessalonians 5:18 (show verse)

in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:19 (show verse)

Do not quench the Spirit;

1 Thessalonians 5:20 (show verse)

do not despise prophetic utterances.

1 Thessalonians 5:21 (show verse)

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

1 Thessalonians 5:22 (show verse)

abstain from every form of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:23 (show verse)

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:24 (show verse)

Faithful is He who calls you, and He also will bring it to pass.

1 Thessalonians 5:25 (show verse)

Brethren, pray for us.

1 Thessalonians 5:26 (show verse)

Greet all the brethren with a holy kiss.

1 Thessalonians 5:27 (show verse)

I adjure you by the Lord to have this letter read to all the brethren.

1 Thessalonians 5:28 (show verse)

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.