posted on Sep, 2 2012 @ 06:56 AM
reply to post by diamondoftheworld
reply to post by Egyptia
1 Thessalonians 5
New International Version
1Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, 2for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the
night. 3While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly
, as labor pains on a
pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
4But you, brothers, are not in darkness so that this day should surprise you like a thief. 5You are all sons of the light and sons of
the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.
6So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be alert and
self-controlled. 7For those who sleep, sleep at night, and those who get drunk, get drunk at night. 8But since we belong to the day, let us be
self-controlled, putting on faith and love as a breastplate, and the hope of salvation as a helmet. 9For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to
receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. 10He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him. 11Therefore
encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.
Interesting, yes? But I'm sure you already knew this. I'm excited about the future. The world after the darkness. Surely it will be a wonderful
edit on 9/2/2012 by this_is_who_we_are because: ETA, color, typos and citation