Christian Conduct

12 But we ask you, brothers and sisters, to (A)recognize those (B)who diligently labor among you and [a](C)are in leadership over you in the Lord, and give you [b]instruction, 13 and that you regard them very highly in love because of their work. (D)Live in peace with one another. 14 We urge you, brothers and sisters, admonish (E)the [c]unruly, encourage (F)the fainthearted, help (G)the weak, be (H)patient with everyone. 15 See that (I)no one repays another with evil for evil, but always (J)seek what is good for one another and for all people. 16 (K)Rejoice always, 17 (L)pray without ceasing, 18 in everything (M)give thanks; for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus. 19 (N)Do not quench the Spirit, 20 do not utterly reject [d](O)prophecies, 21 but (P)examine everything; (Q)hold firmly to that which is good,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Thessalonians 5:12 Or care for you
  2. 1 Thessalonians 5:12 Or admonition
  3. 1 Thessalonians 5:14 Or undisciplined
  4. 1 Thessalonians 5:20 Or prophetic gifts

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