(AC) 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven,(AD) with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel(AE) and with the trumpet call of God,(AF) and the dead in Christ will rise first. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 16 For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. 1 Thessalonians 4:1-4 New International Version (NIV) Living to Please God. As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. (AG) 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left(AH) will be caught up together with them in the clouds(AI) to meet the Lord in the air. so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody. 7 For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Learn More About New International Version. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. And so we will be with the Lord forever. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in … Try it for 30 days FREE. (AA) 15 According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord,(AB) will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. And so we will be with the Lord forever. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. 3 It is God’s will(D) that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality;(E) 4 that each of you should learn to control your own body[a](F) in a way that is holy and honorable, 5 not in passionate lust(G) like the pagans,(H) who do not know God;(I) 6 and that in this matter no one should wrong or take advantage of a brother or sister. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. Therefore encourage one another with these words. 1 Thessalonians 4 New International Version (NIV) Living to Please God. Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. And so we will be with the Lord(AJ) forever. Font Size. 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 New International Version (NIV) Living to Please God. 9 Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. 4 As for other matters, brothers and sisters, v we instructed you how to live w in order to please God, x as in fact you are living. 17 After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. Don't have an account? 4 As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more, 11 and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, 12 so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. [b] The Lord will punish all those who commit such sins, as we told you and warned you before. 18 Therefore encourage one another(AK) with these words. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. New International Version Update. It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control your own body. Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. New International Version Update. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Font Size. 2 For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. The Holy Bible, New International Version® NIV®, Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®. Learn more. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. All rights reserved worldwide. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Font Size. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. 3 It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; 4 that each of you should learn to control your own body[a] in a way that is holy and honorable, 5 not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God; 6 and that in this matter no one should wrong or take advantage of a brother or sister. Therefore, anyone who rejects this instruction does not reject a human being but God, the very God who gives you his Holy Spirit. Footnotes. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 4 As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living.