Bible: 1 Thess 4:2-9

4:2 For you know what commands we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 4:3 For this is God’s will: that you become holy, 1  that you keep away from sexual immorality, 4:4 that each of you know how to possess his own body 2  in holiness and honor, 4:5 not in lustful passion like the Gentiles who do not know God. 4:6 In this matter no one should violate the rights of his brother or take advantage of him, 3  because the Lord is the avenger in all these cases, 4  as we also told you earlier and warned you solemnly. 4:7 For God did not call us to impurity but in holiness. 4:8 Consequently the one who rejects this is not rejecting human authority 5  but God, who gives his Holy Spirit to you.

4:9 Now on the topic of brotherly love 6  you have no need for anyone to write you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.

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