H. Its Cooperation
1. The Believers' Cooperation --
Living a Spiritual and Holy Life
12 Furthermore we ask you, brothers, to 1aacknowledge 2those who labor among you and 3take the blead among you in the Lord and admonish you,
13 And to 1aregard them most highly in blove because of their work. Be 2at cpeace among yourselves.
14 And we aexhort you, brothers, Admonish the 1bdisorderly, console the 2cfainthearted, sustain the 3dweak, be 4elong-suffering toward all.
15 See that no one repays anyone aevil for evil, but 1always pursue what is bgood both for cone another and for all.
16 1Always arejoice,
17 1Unceasingly apray,
18 1In everything give athanks; 2for this is the bwill of God in Christ Jesus for you.
19 Do 1not quench the aSpirit;
20 Do not 1despise 2prophecies,
21 But 1prove all things. Hold fast to what is agood;
22 aAbstain from every 1kind of evil.
2. God's Operation --
Sanctifying and Preserving the Believers
23 1And the 2God of apeace Himself 3bsanctify you 4wholly, and may your 5cspirit and dsoul and ebody be fpreserved 6complete, gwithout blame, 7at the 8hcoming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
24 aFaithful is He who bcalls you, who 1also will cdo it.