1 Thes — Do’s & Don’ts of 1 Thes 5:12–22


  1. Honor those who are your overseers in the Lord’s work
  2. Show your overseers great respect and wholehearted love
  3. Live peacefully with each other
  4. Warn those who are lazy
  5. Encourage those who are timid
  6. Take tender care of those who are weak
  7. Be patient with everyone
  8. Always try to do good to each other and to all people
  9. Always be joyful
  10. Be thankful in all circumstances
  11. Test everything that is said
  12. Hold on to what is good


  1. Don’t pay back evil for evil
  2. Don’t stop praying
  3. Don’t stifle the Holy Spirit
  4. Don’t scoff at prophecies
  5. Stay away from every kind of evil