14 And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle(A) and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak,(B) be patient with everyone. 15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong,(C) but always strive to do what is good for each other(D) and for everyone else.

16 Rejoice always,(E) 17 pray continually,(F) 18 give thanks in all circumstances;(G) for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

19 Do not quench the Spirit.(H) 20 Do not treat prophecies(I) with contempt 21 but test them all;(J) hold on to what is good,(K) 22 reject every kind of evil.

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