1 Thessalonians 5:16-22
1. Rejoice evermore.
Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.
2. Pray without ceasing.
Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
3. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
Psalm 75:1 – Unto thee, O God, do we give thanks, unto thee do we give thanks: for that thy name is near thy wondrous works declare.
4. Quench not the Spirit.
Romans 8:14 – For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
5. Despise not prophesyings.
Psalms 145:21 My mouth shall speak the praise of the LORD: and let all flesh bless his holy name for ever and ever.
6. Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
7. Abstain from all appearance of evil.
Psalms 101:3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.