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Paul toisheth 1 THESSALONIANS. all prosperity. them, as travail upon a wo-thren, warn them that are man with child; and they unruly, comfort the feebleshall not escape.

minded, support the weak, 4 But ye, brethren, are not be patient toward all men. in darkness, that that day d 15 See that none render should overtake you as a thief. evil for evil unto any man; t 5 Ye are all the children of but ever follow that which is light, and the children of the good, both among yourselves, day: we are not of the night, and to all men, nor of darkness.

d 16 Rejoice evermore, d 6 Therefore let us not sleep, «l 17 Pray without ceasing: as do others; but let us watch d 18 In every thing give and be sober.

thanks: for this is the will of 7 For they that sleep sleep God in Christ Jesus concernin the night; and they that ing you. be drunken are drunken in a 19 Quench not the Spirit. the night.

20 Despise not prophesyings. d 8 But let us, who are of the d 21 Prove all things; hold day, be sober, putting on the fast that which is good. breastplate of faith and love; ( 22 Abstain from all

ap and for an helmet, the hope pearance of evil. of salvation.

† 23 And the very God of 9 For God hath not appoint- peace sanctify you wholly; ed us to wrath, but to obtain and I pray God your whole salvation by our Lord Jesus spirit and soul and body be Christ,

preserved blameless unto the + 10 Who died for us, that, coming of our Lord Jesus whether we wake or sleep we Christ. should live together with him. t 24 Faithful is he that calleth d 11 Wherefore comfort your-you, who also will do it, selves together, and edify one 25 Brethren, pray for us.

26 Greet all the brethren another, even as also ye do. d 12 And we beseech you, bre- with an holy kiss. thren, to know them which c 27 I charge you by the Lord labour among you, and are that this epistle be read unto over you in the Lord, and all the holy brethren. admonish you,

28 The grace of our Lord Je13 And to esteem them very sus Christ be with you. Amen. highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among I The first epistle unto the yourselves.

Thessalonians was writd 14 Now we exhort you, bre ten from Athens,

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Paul comforteth 2 THESSALONIANS. the Thessalonians. shipped; so that he as God. 14 Whereunto he called you sitteth in the temple of God, by our gospel, to the obtainshewing himself that he is ing of the glory of our Lord God.

Jesus Christ. 5 Remember ye not, that, e 15 Therefore, brethren, when I was yet with you, I stand fast, and hold the tratold you these things? ditions which ye have been

6 And now ve know what taught, whether by word, or withholdeth that he might be our epistle. revealed in his time.

b 16 Now our Lord Jesus 7 For the mystery of in- Christ himself, and God, iquity doth already work: even our Father, which hath only he who now letteth | loved us, and hath given 1: will let, until he be taken everlasting consolation and out of the way.

good hope through grace, 7 8 And then shall that

17 Comfort your hearts, Wicked be revealed, whom and stablish you in every the Lord shall consume with good woril and work, the spirit of his mouth, and

d CHAP. III. shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

. 9 Even him, whose coming for us, that the word of is after the working of Sa- the Lord may have free tan with all power and signs course, and be glorified, even and lying wonders,

as it is with you: 10 And with all deceivable 2 And that we may be deness of unrighteousness in livered froin unreasonable them that perish; because and wicked men: for all men they received not the love of have not faith. the truth, that they might 63 But the Lord is faithful, be saved.

who shall stablish you, and t 11 And for this cause God keep you from evil. shall send them strong de 4 And we have confidence lusion, that they should be in the Lord touching you, lieve a lie:

that ye both do and will do 12 That they all might be the things which we comdamned who believed not the mand you. truth, but had pleasure in e 5 And the Lord direct your unrighteousness.

hearts into the love of God, t 13 °But we are bound to and into the patient waiting give thanks alway to God for for Christ. you, brethren beloved of the a 6 Now we command you, Lord, because God hath from brethren, in the name of our the beginning chosen you to Lord Jesus Christ, that

ye salvation through sanctifica- withdraw yourselves froin tion of the Spirit and belief every brother that walketh of the truth:

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Of Paul's call 1 TIMOTHY. to the ministry.

7 Desiring to be teachers of obtained mercy, that in me the law; understanding nei- first Jesus Christ might shew ther what they say, nor forth all longsuffering, for a whereof they affirm.

pattern to them which should 8 But we know that the law hereafter believe on him to is good, if a man use it law- life everlasting. fully;

t 17 Now unto the King eter p9 Knowing this, that the nal, immortal, invisible, the law is not made for a right-only wise God, be honour eous man, but for the law- and glory for ever and ever. less and disobedient, for the Amen. ungodly and for sinners, for 18 This charge I commit unholy and profane, for mur- unto thee, son Timothy, ac derers of fathers and mur-cording to the prophecies derers of mothers, for man- which went before on thee, slayers,

that thou by them mightest pio For whoremongers, for war a good wariare; them that defile themselves ( 19 Holding faith, and a with mankind, for mensteal- good conscience; which some ers, for liars, for perjured having put away concerning persons, and if there be any faith have made shipwreck: other thing that is contrary

20 Of whom is Hymeneus to sound doctrine;

and Alexander; whom I have t 11 According to the glorious delivered unto Satan, that gospel of the blessed God, they may learn not to blaswhich was committed to my pheme. trust.

d CHAP. II. 12 And I thank Christ Jesus T

EXHORT therefore, that, our Lord, who hath enabled first of all, supplications, me, for that he counted me prayers, intercessions, and faithful, putting me into the giving of thanks, be made for ministry;

all men; c 13 Who was before a blas 2 For kings, and for all phemer, and a persecutor, that are in authority; that we and injurious: but I obtained may lead a quiet and peacemercy, because I did it igno- able life in all godliness and rantly in unbelief.

honesty. 14 And the grace of our t 3 For this is good and acLord was exceeding abun- ceptable in the sight of God dant, with faith and love our Saviour; which is in Christ Jesus. d4 Who will have all men t 15 This is a faithful saying, to be saved, and to come unto and worthy of all accepta- the knowledge of the truth. tion, that Christ Jesus came t 5 For there is one God, and into the world to save sin-one mediator between God ners of whom I am chief. and men, theman Christ Jesus; 16 Howbeit for this cause 1] 6 Whó gave himself a ran

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