Bible: 1 Thessalonians 5:3-11
5:3 Now when 1 they are saying, “There is peace and security,” 2 then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains 3 on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape. 5:4 But you, brothers and sisters, 4 are not in the darkness for the day to overtake you like a thief would. 5:5 For you all are sons of the light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of the darkness. 5:6 So then we must not sleep as the rest, but must stay alert and sober. 5:7 For those who sleep, sleep at night and those who get drunk are drunk at night. 5:8 But since we are of the day, we must stay sober by putting on the breastplate 5 of faith and love and as a helmet our hope for salvation. 6 5:9 For God did not destine us for wrath 7 but for gaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. 5:10 He died 8 for us so that whether we are alert or asleep 9 we will come to life together with him. 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, just as you are in fact doing.
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