For they that sleep, sleep in the night, and they that be drunken, are drunken in the night.

[a]But let us which are of the day, be sober, (A)putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and the hope of salvation for an helmet.

[b]For God hath not appointed us unto wrath, but to obtain salvation by the means of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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  1. 1 Thessalonians 5:8 We must fight with faith and hope, much less ought we lie carelessly snorting.
  2. 1 Thessalonians 5:9 He pricketh us forward by seeing most certain hope of victory before us.

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